Writing Indoors: A Test of Isolation or Socialization?


Check out this insightful and timely post from Charles Yallowitz titled: Writing Indoors: A Test of Isolation or Socialization?

Legends of Windemere

This one is more my style.  I’m definitely more of an indoors author than an outdoors one, which is my choice.  Specifically, I prefer to write at home.  Here is where I have full control over my surroundings and I can be comfortable with what i’m doing.  There’s no lack of privacy or a sense that I’m being watched.  That isn’t to say I haven’t tried to write elsewhere, but I have more luck at home.  Again, that’s just me, so this might be fairly skewed.

One of the biggest suggestions people have given me is to go to the library or a coffee house to write.  I see this being done all the time and have tried it myself.  First, I’m not a coffee drinker, so I can’t rationalize being in a Starbucks.  I’d be tossed out before I make any progress, especially since I really don’t understand the…

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