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Does rainy weather inspire you to write more?

  1. Cyndi10 profile image87
    Cyndi10posted 5 years ago

    Does rainy weather inspire you to write more?

    Rainy weather seems to spark my desire to write. I think of lots to write about and get much more done than when it's sunny. Creativity and the sun seem to be in competition, at times. Does weather play a role in your creativity?

  2. onetouchnewlife profile image70
    onetouchnewlifeposted 5 years ago

    Experiencing freak weathers can spark an idea for a story, such as if I'm stranded in a snowstorm or dying from heatstroke out in the desert. But the actual weather has no correlation with the amount of writing I churn out. If I have a good desk and laptop, I'm good to go.

  3. odie_driver profile image60
    odie_driverposted 5 years ago

    Weather does play a role for me,  but only in that it inspires scenes and description or twists.... especially if it is weather we have not had in a while.

  4. lburmaster profile image84
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Not really. Rainy weather inspires me to grab a book, curl up, and read with a warm cup of tea. Or clean the entire house while listening to music.

  5. JimTxMiller profile image78
    JimTxMillerposted 5 years ago

    Rainy weather inspires me to sleep. Writing, for me, is an occupation bordering on obsession which cannot wait for inspiration. It's a job, albeit one I have chosen freely for myself and, therefore, not the same as a chore. Still, writing is what I do on a daily basis, and yes, weather can have a wide range of effects on what I write.

  6. Diana Lee profile image81
    Diana Leeposted 5 years ago

    Weather certainly inspires ideas when I write poetry. I'm not sure so much about articles or stories. I suppose rainy days would bring less than cheery thoughts to inspire a sad story and sunshine would be a setting for happy.

    1. Cyndi10 profile image87
      Cyndi10posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Until lately, we hadn't been getting much rain here, so when it has come it slows me down and I am more apt to stay put and write as opposed to looking out at the sun and wanting to be in it.

  7. fpherj48 profile image76
    fpherj48posted 5 years ago

    So many various things inspire me to write and I suppose that a rainy day might spark a writer's light bulb moment for me.....but usually, along with the rain, comes a bit of grey skies and remaining inactive, both physically and mentally.
    I'd have to say that I'm more apt to search my library shelves of the hundreds of books I own.....new, old, never read, gifts I've received, favorites.......and find my cozy spot by the fireplace and enjoy my first love......Reading.

  8. philli profile image83
    philliposted 5 years ago

    Absolutely not....Rainy weather and spare time encourages me to sleep. No matter how I fight it, I end up sawing logs. I don't think that the weather affects how I write. My schedule dictates it more than anything else.

    1. Cyndi10 profile image87
      Cyndi10posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I do, at times have to wrestle with curl up or write, but more often something about the mood the weather puts me in inspires writing.

  9. Ushnav profile image59
    Ushnavposted 5 years ago

    Weather never plays any role in my creativity. Ideas can come anytime, anywhere- they don't wait until the clouds have covered the Sun. smile

 
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