Goodreads asked Robert Lee Wolfe:

How do you get inspired to write?

Robert Lee Wolfe I really have multiple reasons why I write what I write, whether it's lyrics or stories, or whatever. Some things that push to get out of my head are things I want to share about the world in general, how I see it, where I think it's going or could go. Some things are these little, intimate scenes that have played in my head that I think would be moving or inspiring for others to engage with. Sometimes, it's about a more abstract idea that I want to explore. For example, one of the inspirations for An Invisible Thread originally was to explore an intimate, meaningful relationship between two people who are so alien from each other that there can be no romance, no physicality or chemistry, but yet they eventually find themselves tied to each other in some form of a deep relationship that grows and really affects them. (So much sci fi has interspecies romance or at least hints at it, but I wanted to explore a relationship across species from kind of the antithesis of the James T. Kirk experience, you know?) Anyway, once a number of these concepts intertwine in my head, a story is brewing.

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