I don't just mean hubpages, though that counts, too. I mean when you feel that creative urge and you want to sit down and let the language flow until something beautiful comes out, whether it's a short story, a bit of a novel, a poem or, yes, a hub.
In the morning....when I'm wide awake and clear minded. Im an early bird.
My favorite time of day to write is during the night
Oh I second that!
I have to have it really quiet when I write.
definitely needs to be quiet and still, I love writing really late at night or out in nature any time if it's quiet.
I have small notebooks around the house, car, purse. once I even wrote a short poem with an eyebrow pencil ~~~~ I was in the bath tub.
can't go wrong with being in the bathtub! lol and for me I actually have to have movies playing in the backgrond. sometiems I like it quiet other times I need something going on so I can write. And I am with you. I have a notebook at home and one in my purse! we think a like there. lol
I'll take any time that I can get, precious little that it is...my favorite time is evenings when everyone's in bed and asleep and things are peaceful. Then I like to pull out a notebook and pen, sit in my chair with a cup of coffee and just let go.
I usually write as soon as I can in the morning because I'm usually lying awake in bed at 2:00 a.m. trying to decide which way to go with my book and which story to tell next.
Morning is a pretty creative time, but I write whenever I get a free moment.
Whenever I have a moment. Early mornings..late at night...zs
I prefer to write late in the evening when interruptions are less likely to occur. At 72, my instant recall takes about 10 to 15 minutes, so I lose a lot of good writing time when I my train of thought goes off the track. A cup of steaming hot coffee doesn't hurt, either.
Kia Ora there fellow scribes of the keyboard.
I tend to write my best stuff late at night, as my flattie (roomate in American language) isn't up to disturb me with all his house noise, you know how people are, f**k**g noisy creatures they are when your on a computer, as your hearing is more acute whilst on a puter, I have the puter in my lounge, is my office too...and hey, coffee is your best friend when writing late, trust me.
I also write mid afternoon, then have a three-four, whateva, hour break from the WHOLE COMPUTER environment and go for a walk into the village here and meet people and just forget about the internet and everything..is called emptying the mind of all technical clutter and the internet...I have found through personal experience and books etc, that STAYING ON a puter ALL day is NO good for the soul and mind...so people in offices the world over, take note, your shrinking and frying your brain quicker if you stay on a puter all day, find balance and stick to it and be the boss of your puter, it's not the other way around am afraid.
PS: Am a newbie on this site, but not a newbie to the internet, since 1999, so know how these m/board type forums work, I still remember chatting in YAHOO movie chat rooms,
all their politics and sometimes waste of bandwidth space, like today still.
My background, have written, dabbled rather, in screenplays, have completed 3 feature length ones on and off since 2000, now just looking for the right producer who WON'T SCREW me over...have been there once eh, never again my babies!..Have done a-bit of freelancing in the past as well, as in general pieces.
Ask me anything re writing screenplays, and I'll give you good brief advice and no bullshit!..it will save you buying any of the two hundred odd books on screenwriting, which most of them are utter American crap anyway and confuse you more..I learnt by doing eh, you only learn by doing really, attending one year filmschool to get me going on the basics, and have also made
short films as part of the 48hr film competition we have here in NZ every May..write-shoot-edit, and no script allowed to be done before the start time...try it!
My profile on here, will be developed much later when I deem it more important than other things I have going on at the moment..Hey I go now, writing work to do keyboard pounders!
-Gregg. Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.
In the evening or at night.Its unmanagable for me to write in the mornings though thats a pretty good time with a fresh mood and mind.
i am a morning person...usually that works best for me. But there are nights when thoughts would come in and i find myself writing then.
I remember an English writer (I think it may have been Kingsley Amis) saying once that amateur writers only write when they feel inspired, but professional writers write *any time* - when they ill, hungover, frustrated, depressed, etc. They set themselves a timetable or a target, and they stick to it, come what may.
Sounds impressive - but perhaps a little overly ambitious for most of us mere humans!
I write whenever I get a chance, but my favorite time is when the house is empty, the animals are in another room (except if they are behaving themselves then they get to stay while I write)
It could be anytime of day, but probably late at night would be my favorite time.
I have learned to write under all sorts of different circumstances, as I've always had lots of distractions, my sons have adhd, so they were always bouncing around, I also have a business with frequent fires to be out out and problems to be solved, so I've learned to take whatever time I can to write!
I've always maintained that to make any money at your craft it's a must to discipline yourself. It's hard sometimes but necessary!
When I set some time away to stare at a blank white screen. I usually scribble down ideas in my notebook when I am going through the daily stuff. I find ideas hit me when I am commuting.
My favorite time to write is at around 1-4 A.M. My creative juices ooze out of me during those peak hours. 2 more hours to go...lol
I like to write first thing during the day, although I also find myself creative at around 2-3 in the morning. It sometimes takes a few coffees to get the creative juices flowing though!
That's a tough one. I can't really say that I have a favourite time to write. First I have to answer the question when do I have time to write? So some days it can be early in the morning then again it can be late at night or even during the day if I get a spare minute to put pen to paper. I can tell you that whenever I have some spare time (especially at work) I find myself planning or starting a story. I just love writing and I find personally that I do it any time.
My favourite time to write is early evening, after a couple of beers to relax from work. However - though the alcohol helps the flow, it doesn't help the precision, and I prefer the cold light of morning for editing, before submitting anything important. Creation and Revision are very different process, and best tackled separately, I find.
I am night owl, and prefer to write in the late evening. During the day my mind is busy with other tasks such as business, household responsibilites, so nightime is best for me, and since I work from home with my mate, I get to sleep late.
I write ALL the time...because I write in my head....so I can write things lying down in bed in the morning etc. or when I am waiting for a bus etc. I am not saying my writing is 'good' writing...but it is the way I do it.
Mine is in the morning when my mind is clear and at night when everything is silent.
Oftentimes, I get ideas around 11 pm at night. So I end up writing quite a bit between 11 and 2 am. It sucks when I have to get up early the next morning. ;-)
But I like writing at any time. I never get writer's block. Never. The blank page rarely stays blank for more than a few seconds. That's what's great about deleting. I just write something and then start over.
When I was writing my book, there was one day when I wrote for 13 hours. That was a great day! Then there is revision, revision, revision.
The best to you.
My favorite time for writing is when I get an idea. This could be any hour of the day. I just stop what I am doing and pour out my thoughts while they are fresh.
I like to write whenever I happen to have something to say. If I'm in the middle of a novel or similar project, I like to get my minimum words in as soon as it's feasible just to get it out of the way...when I do that, I tend to write even more later in the day. On those days that I just can't get the gumption up to write, I'll plop myself in front of the computer and get the minimum words out just before bedtime. Whenever I do it and no matter to what degree I have motivation, I find the general quality of the work stays about the same.
For me, the key isn't so much when I write, but how tired I am when I'm writing.
My favorite time to write fiction is early morning when my mind is fresh and energetic and carefree and not cluttered. Then I write on hubpages and blog at night when my brain gets a bit calmer.
5:30am just before bed when I know that everyone else in the world is sleeping. There is such a sense of empowerment of knowing you are the only one truly alive at that moment.
In terms of a place rather than a time I would say that the best Poetry I ever did was always on a subway train going from Brooklyn to Manhattan on the way to work.
well my favorite time pass is reading eyes and writing on vast no of topics in what ever field i get to. may be itzz a tech savvy or poems or some thing special
just here is a few lines that i tried to write for a momentum, if any reviews or correction plzz feel free to tell
"The white beauty standing still symbolizing the century old love,
warped in white marbles symbolizing the century old peace and friendship,
sparkling in the full moon night as if it got a life into it
and looking towards every one as an angel from the sky"
For me, early morning or late night are best. I am least likely to be interrupted or distracted. I am inspired with ideas all day, but actually sit down to write during the outer edges of the day.
I prefer to write in the afternoon, when I completely wake up and not tired yet... It's more difficult to concentrate on work in late evenings...
I don't have a specific time of day; it depends on my mood and energy level.
if I'm feeling inspired, I can write 4-5 articles....
I do write when inspired but other times it's at night when I write a lot more. Don't know why but that is when my brain is the most ative even though my body is tired and ready to sleep. lol
I like to write all the time, but I find that later at night when the kids are sleep is my quiet time.
But I find myself to be more creative and productive first thing in the morning, especially after a good night's sleep.
That urge just never leaves me. Anytime I can get to my PC now, even in the wee hours of the morning.
Though my hubs do not exhibit the flow of words, I "jot" in the morning when the ideas are fresh from a restless night of dreamwriting. Then, I freely "blow a fuse" and write without abandon-after the house is dark and quiet. The scenes and characters can move about without interruption. I'm more of a freestyle and fiction writer so my hubs are just puddles of thought right now, maybe because I write them during the day when everyone's moving around me. Maybe I need to pull some all- nighters like when my main characters are most active...?
I am in the mood to write right now but it is getting late and I know that my mind won't write right if that makes sense lol. So will be writing in the morning
I like to write in the morning when my mind is fresh or in the evening. I'm a night owl, so that's probably why I like to write then .
I don't know, I've been writing most of the day and sometimes you just write when you have to write. like for a project and it needs to get done, or you have a goal of what you want to accomplish.
most of my stories come to me in the middle of the night...after that it's just a matter of finding the first moment of quiet I can get to pin the words down! if it wasn't for my family, I guess i'd write all thru the night....!
Unfortunately, I usually want to write during the day so that I can go to bed at a reasonable time at night, but I always end up feeling the most inspired to write around 11 p.m. and onward.
Well, I used to like writing at night but now I find I can concentrate better during the day. However, I don't usually have the opportunity to do that at the moment, due to having a toddler to look after who doesn't go to bed until 9pm - hence, I don't have many hubs!
anytime its quiet and I'm all alone to face the dark and mysterious substance known as a train of thought.
Yes, I get that train of thought when I'm outside walking on my own (or with my son asleep in the pushchair!) The words just sort of form and then I just need to remember them!!
In the middle of the night... that is when I am most creative.
by Gener Geminiano8 years ago
What do you to get your creative juices work well when writing articles/hubs?
by seicheprey6 years ago
So, evidently this was booted off the questions, and thus I repeat it here: does anyone else get up in the middle of the night to write?
by schoolgirlforreal5 years ago
It was for me, for years, the middle of the night.But not so now.What about you?
by jdeschene7 years ago
The subject line just about says it. I've been at a bit of a loss lately. Some of the things I usually use, such as free/automatic writing are beginning to bore me. Any suggestions?
by mugshot8 years ago
I dont know about you but I have the best inspiration for articles in the strangest of places, I would say the best two for me are in the shower or waking in the middle of the night!Where and when are your creative...
by Terri Meredith6 years ago
I always wrote for creativity alone. Then I came to HP and realized I rarely write for that reason, anymore. It seems something will grab my attention, either because of reading another writer's piece, or...
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