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Finding Inspiration – Part One


You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfume and wear books 
like hats upon your crazy heads. – Ray Bradbury

All writing starts with words – your own, or someone else’s, but where does one find these words?

Do you remember the first book that had an impact on you? Was there a book in your childhood that had a significant influence that you didn’t notice at the time? What about classics – Austen, Dickens, Stevenson, James? Where to seek for inspiration beside between the covers?