midnight-oilI had an interesting conversation recently with Phil Cousineau about the time of day (or night) that works best for creative productivity. For me, proximity to sleep (either first thing in the morning or late at night) has something to do with the ability to access creativity.

Our conversation was sparked by Cousineau’s new book, Burning the Midnight Oil: Illuminating Words for the Long Night’s Journey Into Day, and reminded me of this article by Alexandra Enders in Poets & Writers about when and where writers write … and why.

That’s all for now. (It’s nearly nap time.)




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