The Moment of Inspiration: Claiming the Creative’s Identity

‘As a creative’ myself, (great term for us folks!) I though I’d reblog this… well done!

Speculosity

Motivation without inspiration is stagnation. Inspiration without limitation is motivation.

As a creative (which is my new term for creative individuals), my drive to create is always present. Sometimes it hops up and down, hollering at me to take action, and other times it naps on the couch, waiting for the ringing alarm of inspiration. When inspiration does come ringing, my creative drive jumps to life, which really is the best way to describe it — it has a life of its own. A whole new sensation comes over my body that is unique to the creative desire. It looks something like this…

The idea strikes me.

-STOP-
I freeze. I breathe in a whisper as my lips separate, my eyes widen, and I lift my head up and to the right. I am enraptured. Listening (“Only you can hear me, Summoner…”). Feeling.

-READY-
A tickle begins…

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