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Goodreads asked Danielle Ackley-McPhail:

How do you get inspired to write?

Danielle Ackley-McPhail For me...it's more like being ambushed continually. Someone will say something or I'll hear something on TV and my mind will start playing with what kind of spin I could put on that. Or I'll see something inocuous like three perfect drops of water on a sink and my mind will just start writing copy until my fingers have to go type it down.

At other times someone will tell me about an upcoming anthology, or I'll get an idea for one myself, and again I figure out the most left-handed way I can approach that theme and still fit in the collection :)

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