Okay, so I would dare to venture that a number of you aren't aware of me at this moment in time, I was active for a short time just after I joined the forums and then got swept up by college and the new job I had just started causing me to stop posting for a while. Now however I am back and determined to become active in this community and in aid of that I have come up with this thread. The question: Has an outside force ever passively influenced you positively in terms of your work ethic towards writing? I noticed that after I started my new job in a local nightclub/restaurant that I have become much more motivated, a good deal less lethargic and a greater deal less lazy. So please share your experiences so that we may all expand our minds on the topic.