Your Writing Cave or Anothers?

Life has been doing that crazy thing again where I have no time to breathe. And along with some changes, I’ve also made some discoveries. Like when I went to try and do my writing elsewhere, I found that I was more attached to my own writing cave than I thought.

Now, I’ve heard that others had trouble writing somewhere that wasn’t the norm. And, admittedly, I probably thought this would never affect me. After all, I was taking my laptop. I had all the usual files. I’d just find a quiet place and have no problem, right?

Yes, I can hear your quiet chuckles from here.

Things didn’t go so well. I knew I was a creature of habit, but I didn’t know I was quite so much a creature of habitat.

But, I have a plan, mostly because I hate to lose. My new plan: try again, but this time, try and replace some of the usual cues I use at home when things aren’t going well. Namely: headphones and music, to try and shut out the rest of the world, quiet part of my brain, and get on with the work, for goodness sake!

I shall report back if this helps or not.

What about you? Are you able to work easily no matter where you are? Have you adapted to working in different environments come what may? If so, how’d you do it?

Thanks for reading, and have a great week out there. ๐Ÿ™‚





2 responses to “Your Writing Cave or Anothers?”

  1. Alyssa Richards Avatar

    I can so relate to this!! I *much* prefer my own writing cave. But I have two kids and have learned to write wherever I happen to be. Like baseball and soccer practices. Music helps. Noise-canceling headphones rock! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. S.C. Chalmers Avatar

      Hi Alyssa! Sorry for the late reply, and I’m glad I’m not the only one who prefers my own cave. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I admire you for adapting to write anywhere. I’m working on it. And next time: totally bringing the headphones. Thanks for the visit. ๐Ÿ™‚