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Best Time of the Day to Write?

Best Time of the Day to Write?

Whenever the inspiration strikes!
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Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:21 am
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Iggy says...

What did you pick and why? ^^
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- Lewis Carroll

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Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:09 am
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Kazeybear says...

I generally write in the evening because the warm colours give me a sense of nostalgia, and I find that very inspiring.

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect - Anaïs Nin
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you - Ray Bradbury

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Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:09 pm
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Persistence says...

Whenever inspiration strikes! Inspiration doesn't grow on trees.

I mean it does, but those trees are locked up inside a vault and DJ Khaled and Gordon Ramsey have the only keys. Legend has it that you can only get in if you're smart, loyal and have never overcooked a meal in your life.
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Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:51 pm
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Holysocks says...

I generally have the most motivation in the morning- it's a new day and I can generally get myself excited about hitting a word count in the morning. c:
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Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:29 pm
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Dutiful says...


It's quiet in the night. Helps me think better :3
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Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:16 pm
Catalyst says...

Nighttime. All of my duties have been fulfilled, so I get some time to write.
"Somewhere out there there is a tree working very hard to replace the oxygen you consume. NOW GO APOLOGISE TO IT"

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Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:52 am
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Werthan says...

What kind of answer is "whenever the inspiration strikes"? Surely it's still better when inspiration strikes at some times than others...
Und so lang du das nicht hast
Dieses: Stirb und Werde!
Bist du nur ein trüber Gast
Auf der dunklen Erde

(And as long as you don't have
This: Die and become!
You are only a gloomy guest
On the dark Earth)

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:00 pm
mellifera says...

I do prefer writing at night, but it really depends on when I'm feeling motivated. For me, it also depends on where I am, because sometimes in the afternoon is more motivating then at night, but it really all depends on when I have streaks of inspiration.
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Wed Sep 21, 2016 6:55 pm
Lefty says...

Usually, my best writing time is between 3:30pm and 7:30pm. Lately, due to my schedule, I've been writing a bit later and sometimes if I'm really inspired, I'll write when I get up in the morning, so it varies... but usually I prefer to write somewhere in the afternoon/early evening.
Hear me out, there's so much more to life than what you're feeling now. Someday you'll look back on all these days, and all this pain is gonna be invisible. - Hunter Hayes

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Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:10 pm
Vervain says...

Where's the "when I'm not working" option?

Weird schedules are weird and don't allow for "regular" writing time, and inspiration likes to strike right at the end of my breaks.
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Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:48 pm
Mea says...

I write whenever I can, pretty much, but last summer when I was trying to write as much of my novel as I could in a month, I found that starting to write in the morning helped me not procrastinate and got the ideas flowing.
We're all stories in the end.

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Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:34 pm
Kaylaa says...

I mostly write in the nighttime as it's when I'm the most productive when outside of school, specifically around 8 PM- 2 AM is when I like to write most. ^^

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Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:25 am
Jenika says...

I find it best to write right then and there as an idea hits you head-on! I mean, c'mon. Who could resist that burning desire to sit down somewhere and put that fantastic idea to great use when it's still fresh?

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Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:55 pm
FeatherPen says...

Whenever inspiration strikes but for me that mostly happens to be as I'm trying to go to sleep so second choice would be night.
The world is what you make of it and the universe how you dream.
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Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:56 pm
RavenLord says...

I write in the afternoon. It's the sleepy, cooling-down-but-not-quite-ready-for-bed feeling that gets me feeling cozy and ready to be inspired.
"Fear not, for you are found. You are home, and there is no going back. No one leaves this place. But what is this place? The answer in Sakaar. Surrounded by cosmic gateways, Sakaar lives on the edge of the known and unknown."

Besides, if you want perfection, write a haiku. Anything longer is bound to have some passages that don't work as well as they might.
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