To be a writer one cannot wait for inspiration one must simply write. It is the discipline to sit each day at a set time and place and put pen to paper which moves a writer forward. This is at the heart of the work. To sit and simply wait for Dame inspiration is ludicrous.
Inspiration arises from our core, true enough; but at some point, it must become action and in the case of the writer the action is to write and write and write. There are no short cuts.