First, you must have imagination. An “Aha” moment. An important one, to see a world of what could be.
The second, and far harder, is to do the work. Day in and day out. Following through until it’s done.
Creating something that doesn’t exist has never been easy but always worth it.
And if that doesn’t seem the path for you, you can always integrate—a recombination of existing things.
Remember, history has shown those who do the work to get it into people’s hands are those who get the credit.