Most artists and writers will tell you that there are periods where the work can be boring, dull and mundane. You feel like everything is on hold and then inspiration arrives in a flash as the light bulb goes off and the sun explodes. In between the lightning bolts of creativity are hours and days of routine and monotonous work. But when moment of insight arrives, the heart races to keep up with the mind and elation abounds. And you know the long wait was worth it.