We all have them, the little rituals we do every time write.
I have a fixation with sparkling water. I get my water bottle, my glass, and as long as it is morning my cappuccino as well, and head up to my writing room. I always tidy my desk up before I start. There is something about having a tidy space that makes me feel work ready.
If the cats are in the house (more likely if it is a chilly winter day) they follow me up and find a comfy spot behind my laptop and snooze while I write.
I check Facebook, twitter, my blog stats. If anyone has left any comments on my blog I will respond. Then I close all them.
I open scrivener—my writing tool of choice.
Then I am ready to go.
I used to be terrible for editing as I go, but I have…
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