I have become obsessed. I want it wild, I want it loud, I want it rough and overwhelming. I don't want it soft and gentle. I don't want it to last for hours, or even days. I want it fast and hard, but done in an hour. I want it to build up before it surrounds me, then leave me astonished and awe inspired in it's wake.
I want a real thunderstorm! "Thunder" being the key part of that.
I started a new WIP last night, and the prologue is set with a storm raging outside. It was so vivid in my head that when I looked out to see the clear, cloudless night I felt confused and disappointed. I was disheartened. I wanted it to storm *whining voice*.
The gods must have heard me. Whatever they sent to thrash Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, etc with; they are sending it here. The day has been warm, clouds have been progressively moving in, and I couldn't be happier. It's only 4:30 in the afternoon and I've already had to turn on lights in the house to see well. I'm so excited that, though I've found it difficult to pick up a pencil or form a sentence at a keyboard lately, I'm just itching to write now.
I'm definitely making dinner and forcing my five year old to watch Twister with me while we eat. As for my writing, I'll get plenty of that done, I'm sure!
So what inspires you all to write? Is it a weather? Music? Or do you just have to wait for inspiration to sizzle your soul? ~ D. F. Krieger