Who do you look to for inspiration?
Writers/composers/humans who dare to cross boundaries, mix genres, and refuse to be pigeon-holed into labels and categories.
I once worked at a CVS. One night, a couple came in and bought cigarettes, condoms, and a pregnancy test. As I wondered which order these items were going to be used, I realized I might as well be writing a song.
Lying on a blanket by the ocean, beating my husband at Travel Scrabble (not an easy feat!)
The first time I heard an audience laugh at my jokes. I mean, before that people laughed AT my English. And now they were laughing, I don’t know, WITH my English.
If I found that I can’t stop repeating myself. Or worse yet, repeating other people.
Bonus Question: How do you measure, measure a year?
In the number of times I’ve applied for the Jonathan Larsen grant?