Goodreads asked Marcus Clark:

How do you get inspired to write?

Marcus Clark Most writers will tell you there is far more perspiration than inspiration. If you wait for inspiration, you might never get started. And if you start, you will stop when the inspiration leaves. You have to apply discipline and willpower. Any inspiration you receive is a bonus, and it usually comes when you have used a fair amount of perspiration. "The harder you work, the luckier you become."

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