Where to go to Write a BookGo where to write a book?
When you want to compose a book, go to a boring place: The Kunst der Nichtkonformität
I have a boyfriend who writes a notebook and asks me what I think of a writer's itinerary. "She said, "I'm going to Bali for a months to pen. Coming to Bali to finish a novel never ends well. If you want to find a place to type, don't go to an interesting place.
There are some who like to write off-line. This doesn't work for me and my way of typing - but if you can do without the web for a while, you can try it. Then when you have found your peaceful place, there is nothing more to enjoy. Don't go outside. Don't make any other arrangements.
Simply type! Do not reschedule your appointments whenever possible. Do not do as much work as possible that is "necessary" but has nothing to do with the work you are asked to do. I have never written a bookshelf and my home is never clean. I' d do anything not to be a writer!
That'?s how they say.
Where' s the best place to type?
"Virginia Woolf emphasized that in order to be a professional writer, a lady must have "her own room". However, Nathalie Sarraute, the writer from France, has decided to work in a nearby cafe. At the same hour, at the same desk every mornings. The novelist Margaret Drabble likes to work in a room in a luxury resort, where she can be alone and continuous for a few hours.
Where' s the best place to write? With at least a minimum of talents and something to say, typing needs focus - and that usually needs insulation. Stephen King provides some useful tips in his textbook On Writing: When possible, there should be no phone in your study, especially no TVs or video games to play around with.
It is advisable for any author, but especially for the beginner, to remove any possible distractions. For example, unlike Marcel Proust, who spent the night writing in a cork-lined room from the middle of the night until the crack of day, most of us have no other option than to type wherever and whenever we can. If we are fortunate enough to find some free space and a remote place, it is still a custom for us to interfere.
Annie Dillard found out while trying to compose the second half of her Pilgrim at Tinker Creek that even a workroom in a nearby neighborhood can be a distraction - especially if this small room has a windows. In order to avoid such pleasing deflections, Dillard eventually sketched the gaze outside the windows and "closed the shutters one of these days for good" and stuck the drawing on the shutters.
Then she could complete her work. The Writing Life is a literary story in which she discloses the ups and downs of studying languages, alphabetisation and the literary world. So, where's the best place to type? J.K. Rowling, writer of the Harry Potter show, thinks Nathalie Sarraute had the right idea: "It's no mystery that in my view the best place to type is in a cafe.
There is no need to make your own coffees, you don't have to go to Ad Seg and if you have a writer's jam, you can get up and go to the next cafe while you give your battery plenty of room to think. Even the best desk cafe is so overcrowded that you interfere, but not so overcrowded that you have to divide a desk with someone else.
It was Thomas Mann who prefered to use a basket armchair by the ocean. Like Drabble, William Thackeray wrote in rooms of a luxury resort. Only the best place to type is alone, because then the letter becomes an exodus from the horrible dullness of one's own character. The most sensible answer may be that of Ernst Hemingway, who said: "The best place to type is in your head."