Waiting for the perfect conditions?

Love your take on this Sadje.

Keep it alive

Dr Tanya has asked our opinion about this quote this week;

” A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word to paper.” E. B. White


We all need to have conditions that are conducive to writing. They might not be ideal but they have to be such that writing comes easily to us.

I prefer an environment free from distraction of people talking. Be it real people or on tv. That just distracts me so much that I cannot form a thought to put in writing. I like to be by myself and with some soft music playing in the background when I write.

Good writing is much more than our environment and surroundings. Good writing is basically a good idea. And a good idea can come to us at anytime. The trick is to write it down so…

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  One thought on “Waiting for the perfect conditions?

  1. July 28, 2022 at 5:10 am

    I have come up with a routine which approximates perfect conditions which is to have music playlist and a cup of coffee which I’ll sip from just go with it from there… Sometimes nothing gets written but I’m OK with that

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  2. July 27, 2022 at 11:57 pm

    I write all day for work, so there are many days I simply don’t have it in me to write another word. When I write, I need silence or white noise.


  3. July 26, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    You have to create the moment, not wait for it to arrive…
    Excellent share, thank you Darnell.
    Have a great day!


  4. July 26, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    I’ve learned that a while back – there will never be the perfect time to write (or they are too short and far between). Just sit and write!

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