Saturday, 19 April 2014


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Where do you like to write?

It’s true that music is my MUSE, but even before I plug in my headphones or turn on my MP3 player, I need to find a QUIET space to write. That’s when I am my most creative — without the TV in the background, or my little sister asking me questions, or my phone buzzing from texts or Facebook notifications.

I literally have to tune out everything — except my music. And when I’m EDITING, I need absolute quiet. On those days, I lock myself in my bedroom until I’ve finished my work.

When it’s nice outside, I’ll sometimes take my JOURNAL to the park, or sit on the bench in my back yard. I can also go to the library or a coffee shop — though sometimes I am distracted by all of the people. Did you know that one of the best ways to create CHARACTERS is by observing others? People watching can be lots of fun!

Do you need QUIET when you write? Where do you go to get away from the noise?

Gotta jet!

— Chase Superman Duffy

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