I know, I know - this is the second time in a row that I haven't made something up for you. But isn't it nice when we're honest with each other? Now, I've been looking after the @BrunelWriter's twitter for the last couple of weeks and have thoroughly enjoyed it. Not only have I been able to say different things to a different audience, I think I've actually grown intellectually due to looking at quotes from author who I idolize. I've learned to find inspiration in everything, to create characters and story lines from a flash of an image, or from something the person is carrying. (A little old lady on a bright pink moped lead me to a fantastic narrative on Wednesday)
I think the point of this is basically to tell you that you can find inspiration anywhere. Go for a walk, get on a bus or a train and watch people. Go to a café and do the same. As Earnest Hemingway says; 'When writing a novel, a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature'