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Goodreads asked Karen M. Dillon:

How do you get inspired to write?

Karen M. Dillon I don't get inspired to write so much as I get completely overwhelmed with an intense need to clear out space in my head.

The only way I've found to clear my thoughts it to write the jumble down, and a lot of the time there just happens to be a story lurking within the madness.

And once I see the beginnings of a story written down somewhere, I get a little obsessed with the idea of making it complete and tangible, and through a large amount of stubbornness (which is always broken up with long periods of procrastination) I eventually managed to get something finished enough to call a story.

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