When is the best time of day for you and your writing?

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  1. Diane Woodson profile image60
    Diane Woodsonposted 9 years ago

    When is the best time of day for you and your writing?

    Does your writing come most in the morning or evening? What is the setting that is most conducive to writing in your experience?


  2. FatFreddysCat profile image94
    FatFreddysCatposted 9 years ago

    I do most of my Hubbing late at night. I may write some 'scratch' notes to work from on paper during the day but most of the time, I don't sit down to actually write the Hub till late evening when my kids are in bed and I finally am able to tune everything else out and concentrate....

  3. daydreamer13 profile image60
    daydreamer13posted 9 years ago

    The best time is when inspiration strikes. That comes at all times of day and night. I keep a pen on me at all times. Good question.

    1. Diane Woodson profile image60
      Diane Woodsonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I agree this is a great answer! I don't use anything but my laptop and take camera with me everywhere we go.

  4. Georgie Lowery profile image90
    Georgie Loweryposted 9 years ago

    I have some serious ADD but, for some reason, I always think and work better from midnight to five Am. I don't know why. I will, like Mr Cat over there, work on stuff on and off during the day, but most of my real writing is done very late at night.

    1. Diane Woodson profile image60
      Diane Woodsonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I have a 24 hour thing going on sometimes too..Just don't get run down, everything else will suffer...I will choose you as follower as i would love to read your work.

  5. lburmaster profile image79
    lburmasterposted 9 years ago

    It differs depending on my daily schedule. But I normally write better and more in the afternoons, after I've woken up a bit.

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    Larry Wallposted 9 years ago

    There is no best time or worse time for me. The best I can say is that when I get an Idea, I need to get it down within 24 hours. If other things are occupying my mind, then writing gets pushed to the back. I have writen hubs at 7 a.m. and at midnight. It is the idea and not the time of day that makes the difference for me.

    1. Diane Woodson profile image60
      Diane Woodsonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Your method sounds pretty much like mine!

  7. Goody5 profile image35
    Goody5posted 9 years ago

    I usually do my best writing after a long day at work, however I don't have any control when creativity strikes. Keep on hubbing  smile

    1. Diane Woodson profile image60
      Diane Woodsonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      This even proves why you are an excellent gifted writer! You even have ideas running thur your head when you are dog tired as we used to call in in TN..In Indinaa its exhausted!! either way you have it!!!Go with it accomplish let the creativity flow!

  8. Rosana Modugno profile image71
    Rosana Modugnoposted 9 years ago

    I don't really have a specific time, it's whenever I feel like it but I write the best things when I am about to sleep.  I like the nights and quiet.  I don't listening to anything when I write because my head is noisy enough.

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    ahorsebackposted 9 years ago

    I write best when alone , maybe a little soft easy listening  music .  I have to write down specific lines during the day wherever I am or record them .  The early morning is best for me !  Often I work with visions in my head or happenings I remember ! Man......do I hate being distracted !

  10. GiblinGirl profile image80
    GiblinGirlposted 9 years ago

    I tend to write better whenever the mood really strikes me.  Sometimes that's at 7 or 8 in the morning and sometimes it's at 7 or 8 in the evening.  It's usually a bit more of a struggle during the afternoon for some reason and I'm not someone who can write while listening to music or watching TV - I get too distracted.  Good question.

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    huckelburyposted 9 years ago

    I'm much better in the early morning, usually between 6-9. My mind isn't cluttered by daily demands, and the world is a quieter place, which is important for me. I don't listen to music or any other distraction. I prefer a place, which I'm fortunate to have, that allows me to relax and simply take what's there. Creativity is a mystery and the urge can appear at any time. That's why I always carry a pen and notebook with me. Sure, I've gotten out of bed at 2:00 am to develop an idea, but the mornings work better for me.

    1. Diane Woodson profile image60
      Diane Woodsonposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Almost any time of day that I listen to music is when it hits.I sometimes am up later than I want to be because if I get an idea I have to do it right then, or it will usually leave....Thank you for your answer I will be reading your Hubs too...


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