Posts tagged with early morning writing
19 September 2012 - Your Friends Are Still Sleeping
I’ve posted before about the encouraging messages I found written in chalk on the pedestrian path in a local park. They were meant to inspire runners, but they could apply to any number of endurance-based pursuits, writing included. Well, I found a fresh batch of messages the weekend I returned from Bread Loaf,* and the [...]
28 January 2011 - What’s wrong with having a glass of wine at 6:30am?
Today I woke up at the crack of insanity to make it to my old favorite writing spot by opening time. I haven’t been there for a while, partly because I altered my writing schedule to not include, you know, waking up after five hours of sleep, and also because I still feel slightly less [...]
21 January 2011 - Things I Don’t Like to Do That I Do Anyway
Wake up at 6am to make it to my morning writing spot in time to crank out some words before my day job. Trim the cats’ toenails. Come to terms with the fact that those critiques are right on and the story/novel/essay needs more work…in the very areas that seem most difficult to fix. Eat [...]