I had an idea for the novel I'm currently writing by dreaming. It wasn't even a night dream, more like a sunday morning half dream state, you know , when you're not awake but not sleeping either. I really had vivid images of scenes, with places, and dialogues,and the people in my dreams were either complete stranger, an actress from a tv show I've been watching a lot these few months, and also one friend from university. When I woke up, I grabbed a pen and paper and started writing down everything I remembered for like 30 minutes, I wrote 4 pages descripting what I had seen, what the people looked like/their personality etc... And since I had dreamed about something that was clearly the final scenes of the story, I basically have my ending and most of the plot without even trying to write anything. In fact I had not written anything for 4 months before I had this dream. I think it's really amazing ! And do any of you have any idea how come I had such a dream ? I mean is there any psychology behind these stuff ? Because apart from the tv show actress and my friend , the rest of the dream was completely foreign to me, and I've never read a book or seen a movie about the kind of story I dreamed about !