I wish someone would write a book just on the best places to write. I guess that'd be hard because everyone had their own favorites. I have a few of my own but I feel like I need some new ones. I read this article where this lady like to only write in her office.
But as I search and search for new places and ideas to write, I am at a loss. I've searched the world wide web on keywords like "writing places", "where to write for inspiration", "writing spots", etc. I have yet to find advice on writing spaces.
I guess I have built up in my mind that inspiration comes from my surroundings. Which is truth, but my surroundings cannot dictate when I do and do not work. I am realizing that if these books are ever going to get finished, I have to work no matter what. I cannot wait for the perfect weather, the perfect coffee shop, or the perfect hours because they will never come. All at once that is.
My writing hero [Julia Cameron] has really good insight into the lives of writers. What they should and should not look like. I am thankful for her experience and expertise in this field. Her take on writing is that, just like everything else, good writers practice writing. It's not %100 inspirational. Some of it is bogus, wordy, informal, scattered everyday stuff. That's why she does Morning Pages. It is a no pressure sure way to write.
So I'm finding the setting doesn't matter as much as the discipline. A writer practices just like a singer warms-up and a soccer player runs laps.
However, due to the lack of Writing Settings, here are some of my ideas :)
Library or Old Bookstore
Mom & Pop Restaurant
Now, go & write.
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