What is Mark Twain's inspiration for writing?
Mark Twain was his own inspiration. However, many other areas of his life served as inspiration such as his home, jobs, and experiences.
Inspiration for writing can come from anywhere. One of the best places to find inspiration is in journals. Reading what others has done is an excellent place to start. As you are reading, write down any questions that come up. Is there anything they missed? Do you agree or disagree with the author? Are there still questions to probe? These questions are excellent inspiration for your own writing work.