Night-owl inspirations, or My daily creative peak

The other night I got to thinking about inspiration.

After a particularly long and exhaustive day earlier this week, I was happily getting ready for bed – something I had been looking forward to all day – when my mind began racing with new ideas for an e-zine I’ll soon begin working on.

Suddenly, I wasn’t tired anymore. I grabbed my trusty notebook and pen and by the light of my bedside flashlight, I began scribbling down ideas. The more I wrote down, the more ideas came.

It was a great experience, and it made me realize something: My most inspired, creative time of day is always at night. Sure, I’m creative during non-vampire hours – I have to be – but there’s just something about the time after the sun goes down.

When is your daily creative peak? How do you harness it?

NMM

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About nikkimmascali

I am an editor, writer and New Yorker who has ink for blood and the blog name + tattoo to prove it. Also of note: I follow more dogs than people on Instagram. This is my blog about reading, writing and absolutely no 'rithmetic because I am horrendous at math.
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