Goodreads asked Jim Vines:

How do you get inspired to write?

Jim Vines I'm not sure inspiration is what gets me going. I think it's just a need to get my ideas down; a need to communicate with an audience; to, hopefully, entertain them. This is what keeps me tapping away on the keyboard. Another thing that puts me in front of a keyboard: a contract that clearly states, "You have 6 weeks to complete the rewrite." But seriously...communication and entertainment.

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