Musings / Writer Life

Imagination is like Compost

So a few days ago I saw this image floating around Facebook: ( is an interesting site, though I wish they would provide sources for the quotes.) I find that I somewhat agree with this. Imagination is super important, yes, and possibly more important than knowledge. However. Imagination is like compost. You get out of it what you put into it. If you never put any info into your head, your imagination is going to have a very tough job. It’s by absorbing knowledge that we feed our imaginations. So many times I’ve come up with a story idea