Goodreads asked Jeffrey Smith:

How do you get inspired to write?

Jeffrey Smith Inspiration comes from the work itself. If I were to stand around and wait for inspiration to strike, I'd be standing still forever. Waiting for inspiration is like waiting to finish a 100 mile run. If you sit down you'll never get to the finish line. You have to keep moving forward. Inspiration comes when you move, not when you're standing still.

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