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Skip the Coffee

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Do you need a pot of coffee before you dive into writing every day? You’re just procrastinating and making yourself less creative. Writer Merrill Markoe did the same thing until she discovered that working right after she wakes up leads to the best creative writing. “Words come pouring out easily while my head still feels as if it is full of ground fog, wrapped in flannel and gauze, and surrounded by a hive of humming, velvety sleep bees.”





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One Response to “Skip the Coffee”

  1. Bernie
    at 3:37 pm on January 22, 2014

    Hey, it worked for Balzac.

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