Wednesday, July 18, 2012

RTW-Where do you go?

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. 

This Week's Topic:
When you need creative inspiration, where do you go?

I am lucky to live next to a wonderful park with a small lake. When I'm stuck or need some inspiration the first thing I do is take a walk around the park. There are some beautiful views that can either help me forget that I'm in the middle of the city or that can remind me of the wonderful city I live in. 

Minnehaha Falls is another place I like to go for inspiration. It it a quick bike ride from my house but watching the falls and taking a walk by the creek can be inspiring.

The Loft Literary Center- Close to my house, close to work. There is a wonderful energy in this space. It is home to many classes and writers group. I always feel like a writer when I spend time writing here.

Where do you go for inspiration?


A. K. Fotinos-Hoyer said...

Going to places with water seems to be a must for so many inspiration-seekers :)

Ellen said...

Jealous of the lake proximity... :) Water is great! I try to get to the beach at least two or three times a summer just to soak up the waves and recharge for a day... If that counts as inspiration :)

Jaime Morrow said...

I don't go to a physical location for inspiration, I listen to music, read good books, and look for images online. :)

Sarah said...

The library! Hanging out with all those books makes me want to work on my own. :)

Sara Biren said...

Yes, yes, and yes. When I lived in Minneapolis I spent a lot of time at Lake Harriet.

And we are so lucky to have the Loft, aren't we?

Barbara Watson said...

I walk my dog...we loop through a park, the woods, and approach two lakes. Then I come home and write because I can only write at home.