Every day I leave work at 2:30 p.m. to go pick up my daughter. It's a nice time of the day to get out of the office for my "lunch break" and I only have an hour and a half left of work by the time I get back.
It's also a perfect time for me to connect with my writing.
On the drive to my daughter's school, I've thought through plot snags, rearranged scenes in my head, and mused how I can make my characters' lives worse. While waiting at the school, I've made lots of notes and done research for my WIP, madly scribbling away before my daughter arrives.
Yesterday, though, was a new one for me.
After I took my daughter home, I was driving back to work and had some amazing ideas that completely created a new aspect to my novel. The ideas kept coming and as I stopped at the stoplight, I grabbed my notebook and started scribbling.
Then I looked up and realized the light had turned green and I was about to make the drivers behind me very upset.
This happened not once, but twice.
What's your favorite "d'oh!" moment as a writer?