{discover.play.build.} what’s lurking in your email box?

Tam, a friend and fellow writing group, member sent our writing group an email last weekend that said:

Here is Neville’s friend.

She is getting to know her characters and in a forwarded message about the “Legend of the Porcupine,” she found the inspiration she’s been looking for in a new character. Here is the photo that inspired her character:

It makes me wonder what inspiration is lurking in my email inbox that maybe I’ve missed. This week I’m going to look through my messages with this new lens. How about you? What inspiration is in your email?


  1. For the record, I was not inspired by this…my friend Tam was. I find it very unfortunate that she is writing about a rodent (although Neville the mouse has found a soft spot in my heart).