I tend to write if I'm procrastinating on an assignment..(which I still am- it's 1200 words but my story's word count surpasses it easily =.="wink and sometimes drawing- the characters or background/setting, I feel compelled to add words to it or to describe the meaning behind it.
I read so I can write.
Pull some inspiration of a kind out of the books I have - whether it is from an academic, self-help or fiction resources.
But now, I am forum surfing. I hope that works too. sweatdrop