Bob Murphy All it takes is a moment of inspiration, clarity or epiphany, something to snap you out of a downward spiral of self pity.
The incident was something of an epiphany; the young journalist was inspired by the way Fleet Street reported the case.
This is where the main character has an epiphany as a result of the conflict in the story.
When requested to write an article about public speaking tips, I experienced an epiphany, of sorts.
They concentrate on the idea of an epiphany, a moment when the main protagonist gains self-awareness or understanding.