Writers are an odd group of people – indeed, it does take a certain kind of mentality and character to be able to use words to create stories that people would want to read. If you ever find yourself doing strange things just to be able to write, take heart – famous writers have and do go to great lengths to summon the muse:
-Ernest Hemingway wrote from 5:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. He would first write standing up and would sit down and type only when he felt his creativity flowing.
-Because of his intense need to listen to his muse, Rainer Maria Rilke left his wife and baby.
-Before sitting down to write, Thomas Wilder took long walks.
-Willa Carther invited the muse by reading a page from the Bible everyday before writing.
-“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” was written on different hotel stationery. When he was…
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