Goodreads asked James R. Hannibal:

How do you get inspired to write?

James R. Hannibal I find inspiration everywhere—in the Tube in London, in a forest park in Houston, in something odd that my seven-year-old says to me. Once I have that inspiration, I take it for a walk. I prefer quite settings like park trails or long beaches, but mostly I just have to be in motion. Walking brings my creativity to the surface, and while out on my little journeys I record my thoughts into my smartphone. Tolkien said it best, “It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

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