Sometimes great ideas float into thought on the wings of effortless brilliance. Other times, our most earnest creative endeavors yield bupkis. Those are the times when a little zen can go a long way in relaxing you mind and spirit so that you're receptive to the inspiration you need and crave.
The following, from the WriteToDone site, is a list of 31derful tips compiled by Leo Babauta, the famed writer of the popular Zen Habits blog:
31 Ways to Find Inspiration for Your Writing