Does wine and writing go together as a combo? Or drinking and writing? Many writers I know drink, smoke, and/or do some type of mild drug...how about you? Are you more creative after a drink? Why do you think many writers have some type of vice such as these?
Its funny you ask this, Ive been thinking about the same thing lately. I think, maybe, lots of artistc people, not just writeres but musicians, actors, comedians whatever, result from some sort of hardship. It seems alot of writing(obviouslly not all of it) is either a way of expressing or running away from something. Drinking and drugs are commonly used for that too. Not that I ever drink....Im just guessing....
That's partially why I wanted to ask this question. I know a lot of creative people like to drink or do drugs. I like to have a glass of wine or two before drinking but that's enough. Otherwise I don't know what I'll wake up to the next morning on HubPages..lol
Babes I would so love a hand on yer leg but I swear I was actually watching Peggy Sue as I wrote the hub on my laptop with a full bottle of red wine consumed. Personally I think it's my best bit of writing and I often go back to read it and laugh knowing I wrote it drunk and just out of the blue because I was watching it. Ya know me, a creature of impulse or perhaps a creature who likes a pulse
I wrote "why I am silly" half in the bag. couldnt of done it otherwise.I got more fans that day then any other day!! oh, and the whole fathers day hub....that day my ecpm was over 10 dollars...not that i care..i meant every word of it..but wouldnt of come out without some liquid courage...
I think it allows writers to be more honest and it allows them to feel more comfortable expressing their true beliefs and ideas. Mild drugs could be a way to increase your creative side, but that always depends on the type haha.
Whatever works for you is wonderful:) Over the last few months I've talked to a lot of writers and noticed that they like to tip the bottle once in awhile, I was just interested in the general population's thoughts...Thanks for sharing.
I will definitely read your hubs about ouzo...sounds interesting. Although I don't like licorice flavor:( It's okay, lucky for me there are many choices out there...lol...take care sufi, nice to see you again:)
Edgar Allen Poe used opium while creating. Would he have written such powerful stuff like the Raven without it? Unfortunately, it also ended his life. For me, I am not much of a drinker, while alone, but occasionally....
Depending on how late I may be writing, I will have a beer or a glass of wine. Nothing too strong. As long as I'm not tipsy or bordering drunk, my writing doesn't take a hit. I have written several hubs while enjoying a drink, lol.
I'd say it depends on what your drinking.some drinks inspire you(absinthe),some drinks confuse you(urine),some drinks limit you(gasoline),i prefer a nice mixture of #$%&*@ and *&$%#@,thats why i make so much sense!...
LMAO...Toad is a toad isn't he? I love him. But I agree with your statement about writers being under the influence. I can see it though, many people drink to be more social, maybe writers drink for the same reason, they just record their thoughts on paper instead of carousing around with other drunk people...lol
yes the morning is a great time to gather your thoughts and write. Drinking in the morning is not a good idea, I do not condone that...lol...but we're all different too, us writers, different situations make us comfortable to write...thanks for sharing:)
Yeah was working this morning but that's me now to Monday so just having a relaxing night on here, I loves a Saturday night and since I discovered this damn site I hardly watch tv, I used to watch a load of television lol.
I'm having a ball reading all of these!! Thanks so much for sharing. I'm certainly happy to know that a glass of wine or two is not subject to stupidity, since so many of the best writers on HubPages do tip the bottle once in awhile. I think it's humorous to know that so many of us are sitting in our comfy places with our computers, giggling to ourselves and burping through hubs...lol..I love this place:) Hugs to all of you:)
I was just wondering how long a hub takes you to write from concept to published? I am using hubpages as the start of my freelance writing career and I am working being more productive. I am also only doing my second...
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