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What does it mean when you dream about an inventor?

We can dream about an inventor, or about being an inventor, when we are trying to figure out something. Otherwise, an inventor can simply represent our own creativity.

References in classic literature ?
In a motor boat, an airship, and a submarine respectively the young inventor had gone through many perils.
The book immediately preceding this is called "Tom Swift and His Bit, Tunnel," and deals with the efforts of the young inventor to help a firm of contractors penetrate a mountain in Peru.
asked Ned, two days later, as he came to the Swift home with some papers needing the signature of the young inventor and his father.
This entertainment consisted of two parts, which the inventor distinguished by the names of the serious and the comic.
More, it had put its mark upon the young inventor himself.
For a time there seemed to be little hope of his escaping from the burden of this success and becoming an inventor, when, by a most happy coincidence, two of his pupils brought to him exactly the sort of stimulation and practical help that he needed and had not up to this time received.
Pouring out his sorrows in a letter to his mother, he said: "I am now beginning to realize the cares and anxieties of being an inventor.
Well, have you noticed what one might call the remarkable case of the disappearing inventor--the inventor who turns up in a blaze of publicity, fires off a few successful experiments, and vanishes?
It was said that he had been the landlord of an ambiguous hotel in Cape Town, and had there given shelter to, and witnessed, the experiments and finally stolen the papers and plans of, an extremely shy and friendless young inventor named Palliser, who had come to South Africa from England in an advanced stage of consumption, and died there.
It may, however, be mentioned that mere inventors of revolvers, fire-shooting carbines, and similar small arms, met with little consideration.
The inventor of the language seems to have taken pleasure in complicating it in every way he could think of.
The inventor of the language probably got what he knew about a conscience from hearsay.