Tuesday, July 27, 2010


Has anyone seen INCEPTION? I'm intrigued, but, since an evening at the movies is wicked expensive when you add in the babysitter, I haven't made plans to see it.  But, since lucid dreaming plays a big part in Minder, I think I may have to go see it anyway. 

So, my question today is: writers, have you ever used the content of your dreams in your work?


Disgruntled Bear said...

I actually based my first, (unpublished) novel BAGASTANA on a dream I had. I know TWILIGHT started as an especially vivid dream of Stephenie Meyer's.

Vicki Rocho said...

I have your typical nonsensical dreams, but I also have long movie-like dreams. These have given me a lot of ideas for stories.

The whole dream-sharing concept is crucial to my WIP's plot (but that's the only commonality between my book and the movie). I liked Inception, hubby did not...but he doesn't like plots that are that complicated (dream in a dream in a dream)

aspiring_x said...

snippets and concepts and images... :)

Nithin R S said...

Yes i have. Some times dreams give insight into future or sometimes warning about something. I believe, dreams are source of natural creativity and writers should make use of it in their writings.

http://nithinzpoetry.blogspot.com/2010/07/who-is-she.html check this. Its narration of my dream only.

Amber Tidd Murphy said...

I KNOW what you're thinking!

P.S. I know what you're thinking because Vicki told me that I did. Stopping by from her blog!

Lindsay (a.k.a Isabella) said...

The MS I just finished was based on a dream, and the wip I just started is based on a dream too.
Sometimes I get plots in my head, but they seem to scream at me more in dreams.
They usually wake me up too. lol

Disgruntled Bear said...

Thanks for coming over and posting! Woohoo! 100 followers!

Nithin R S said...

I forgot the "i know what you are thinking" in all my comments. :(

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