Goodreads asked Edeana Malcolm:

How do you get inspired to write?

Edeana Malcolm Someone said (was it Einstein?) that genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. I believe that's true.

It takes very little to inspire me, but what is difficult is to keep that inspiration fresh all the way through the years of sweating out the finished product.

If I need a little push to get me going before my writing session, sometimes I light a little candle and say a brief prayer of apology to the soul of my ancestor.

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