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Night Owl Writers:

 1 Tidal Wave 17, Thu, 12th Jan '12 7:42:49 AM Relationship Status: Singularity
A thread for those who only feel they can write once the sun goes down.

I don't know why, but it just doesn't feel like the creative part of brain kicks in until late at night.

Any other Night Owl writers who can only write at night?
 3 fanty, Thu, 12th Jan '12 7:55:18 AM from ANGRYTOWN
Woefully Ineloquent
It doesn't have to be night for me to write, but I happen to be more productive when I write at night. Which may or may not be related to the fact that my wireless disappears at night. Also: It's quiet, so you can concentrate.
Individual liberation is an illusion.
-also raises hand- Me. I can write during the day, but it's never good writing. I have too many other things on my mind during the day.
 
I get my best writing done (for both creative and academic purposes) from about 12-4 AM. Like everyone already said, it's quiet, I have a clear mind, and I also don't feel guilty about working on my project when I should be doing something else.

More coffee merci.

Definitely a Night Owl writer right here. I can't fully concentrate during the day as I do at night. (My messed up sleeping pattern which has led to me being tired during the day and fully awake at night is probably also a factor.)

 8 Mr AHR, Thu, 12th Jan '12 9:46:04 AM from ಠ_ಠ Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
Ahr river
I'm used to writing to a deadline, and that deadline is usually bed time, so I'm sort of a night owl writer. Sorta.
The Puzzler
It is the only time people leave me alone.
So now I know that my lack of success in college is due to ADD — or sleep apnea. I need to do a sleep study some time.
Ecce Homo Superior
[up]A variation of this for me. I tend to write in the evening, not because the time of day is particularly conducive to inspiration, just because I know I have all the day's work and general business out of the way and can focus on writing without feeling like I'm neglecting stuff.
(it's David Bowie)
 11 nrjxll, Thu, 12th Jan '12 2:24:04 PM Relationship Status: Not war
Sort of, although I'm really just a night owl in general.

I wouldn't say that I am more creative at night or something, but I tend to write most of my stuff then. Probably because all the time spending on writing is only stolen from my sleep, so I can write freely.

 13 chihuahua 0, Thu, 12th Jan '12 4:10:52 PM from Standoff, USA Relationship Status: I'm in love with my car
Writer's Welcome Wagon
I usually force myself to write during the day, because once I peak during night, I have to get off or I feel tired the next day.

 14 Night, Thu, 12th Jan '12 5:50:41 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
I decide most of my stuff is fit to post at 4am.

Surprisingly disasters are few.
"Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other...and rise."
 15 Teraus, Fri, 13th Jan '12 9:57:53 AM from The Origin of Dreams
Awesome Lightning Mantra
I've been suffering from this a lot lately. I only get enough inspiration to write at 2 a.m.

edited 13th Jan '12 9:58:03 AM by Teraus

"You cannot judge a system if your judgement is determined by the system."
 16 JHM, Fri, 13th Jan '12 10:04:10 AM from Neither Here Nor There Relationship Status: I know
Thunder, Perfect Mind
The wee hours of the morning are the point at which I am most able to channel all my weirder thoughts in the direction of writing. Otherwise, they just kind of float about... except when they don't, which is still usually at night. The fact that a lack of sleep often utterly disinhibits my thought processes may have something to do with it.
 17 Teraus, Fri, 13th Jan '12 10:32:02 AM from The Origin of Dreams
Awesome Lightning Mantra
Yay! I'm writing right now, and it's 4 p.m.!!

This is a miracle.
"You cannot judge a system if your judgement is determined by the system."
 18 Misuki, Fri, 13th Jan '12 2:03:05 PM from Right in the corner of your eye... Relationship Status: One Is The Loneliest Number
Loyal Listener
I really write best when the sun is down, it's quiet, and no one's awake. Not even the dog is awake. It's pure bliss.
"Those imperfections in our reality are the seams and the cracks into which our out-sized love can seep and pool." - Cecil, "Condos"
Mornings make my head hurt.
 
 20 Wheezy, Fri, 13th Jan '12 4:24:51 PM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
Definitely a Night Owl writer right here. I can't fully concentrate during the day as I do at night. (My messed up sleeping pattern which has led to me being tired during the day and fully awake at night is probably also a factor.)

That.

edited 13th Jan '12 4:25:27 PM by Wheezy

Euo will do!
I've never, ever, ever been a morning person. I need a crowbar to even get moving. And, 3 cups of coffee, at least. Even when I was at school, the best marks I got for homework was for the stuff that only got written after 9pm at night. Or around 4am when I'd put it off too long!

edited 13th Jan '12 8:57:02 PM by Euodiachloris

"When all else failed, she tried being reasonable." ~ Pratchett, Johnny and the Bomb
Shadowed Philosopher
I can write during the day, I just never end up doing so. In the absence of morning responsibilities my sleep schedule approaches nocturnal. tongue
Shinigan (Naruto fanfic)
Euo will do!
Nocturnal rules: just call me one of the lilin... wink
"When all else failed, she tried being reasonable." ~ Pratchett, Johnny and the Bomb
 24 Enemy Mayan, Sat, 14th Jan '12 3:30:12 PM from A van down by the river
I definitely get a lot more writing done at night. I think that the utter silence is especially conducive to writing Horror.
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Yep, I also can't watch anime<alone> unless it's night time either.
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