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Metilda
Posted: Sunday, May 19, 2013 4:19:07 PM

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When I write fiction I do so with my eyes closed so I can imagine the scene with very little outside influence.

I always have coffee - even mid-summer.



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HotBttmInBriefs
Posted: Sunday, May 19, 2013 5:36:11 PM

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When I write my stories based on real lift often I do so while listening to music that reminds me of that situation.

But when writing fiction I usually find pictures that remind of my characters and use them for inspiration.

Poppet
Posted: Sunday, May 19, 2013 5:50:10 PM

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Me + Coffee + Music = amazing stories.. (Yes, I think my stories are amazing.)

Dancing_Doll
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 11:32:51 AM

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I often write on my laptop while laying flat on the floor, propped up on a little pillow with a bottle of blue gatorade by my side.



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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 11:36:10 AM

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none. i am completely and utterly boring in my writing habits *nudges the door to the costume closet closed with my toe*

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Guest
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 5:55:34 PM

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Music seems to be a recurring theme in this thread, so it can't be that unusual. I like to have music on when writing, and sometimes it influences my writing. Most of the time, I'm naked; freedom from clothes equals freedom of thought. And I also talk to myself, sometimes actually having the character's conversations out loud, in the voices I want them to use. And people say I'm weird. Pffft, I'm not weird, I'm super duper hyper weird!
scarlet
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 7:02:08 PM

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I don't know about weird well it might be a little unusual. I write the focus scene (how I see it, it changes per story) of a story in almost pitch black normally in the middle of the night with a pen and paper. If I get really into what I've imagined then I'll go and hunt the laptop down and write it up, but it takes me ages to finish a story to the point of actually believing in it to publishing it.

But I did once sit outside my yoga class in my car for about 5 hours because I got into a story and lost track of time so just kept writing it on my phone.
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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 8:28:22 PM

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A very long mix of music that flows well maybe a drink of tea and just my pc
















TxSwinger
Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 3:55:15 PM

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Always have iTunes open to radio stations for constant music, lots of coffee, n a smoke - get most of my writing done outside sitting on the porch n just enjoying the weather
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