Goodreads asked Jessica L. Degarmo:

How do you get inspired to write?

Jessica L. Degarmo I draw inspiration from many different places, from talks with coworkers to a news item, to dreams, to a movie or a show on TV. When inspiration strikes, it usually does so hard and fast, and there will be a feverish session of jotting down handwritten notes or typing up a storm.
Sometimes keeping inspiration is tough, but I get myself ready for it by rereading what I've already written and brainstorming new ideas. My books are really never far from my mind, and every so often, a plot idea or a solution to a problem will just pop into my head, at which point the feverish writing or typing will commence.

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