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Goodreads asked John W. Dennehy:

How do you get inspired to write?

John W. Dennehy I just found this section of my page, so please forgive me for not answering sooner. Sometimes I use a detailed outline, and other times it is merely an outline in my head or scratched out briefly on a page. Other times, it is just an insertion point with no outline. Regardless of the case, I get inspired by seeing where the work will actually go, finding out how it will turn out, similar to watching good movie or book. Only it's your work instead.

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