What we need as writers are inspiration, insight, and flow-state. None of those things equate directly to time or isolation.
Filling the mind with diverse topics can help prime the idea well. Plus, 10 ways to generate Ideas.
Exploring the Craft: Writing Speculative and Fantasy Fiction. Can you read your way to better writing through craft books?
An Introduction to a series on the craft of writing Speculative and Fantasy Fiction. Plus, one action we can take right now to make ourselves better writers.