Dictating is not a live performance, you need pen and paper. I use Note pad on my phone for short notes and type on my laptop whenever possible. Read Mae Clair’s adventures with writing on Story Empire.
Hello SEers! Mae here to chat about what else—writing. We all have our favorite spots for composing. Mine include my den (especially in the winter because it has an electric fireplace), and sitting outside on the covered patio in warm weather. Occasionally, I might camp out at the kitchen table with my Mac or pack up and head to my local library where I’ve been known to peck away at keys for hours.
I used to take my Mac with me when my husband and I traveled. I had visions of possibly typing out a scene or two on my WIP in the evenings. I’ve finally come to the conclusion that just doesn’t happen, so now my laptop stays at home.
But I’m a writer, and a writer always has to have a means of capturing inspiration. Even when I carted my Mac around, I kept a paper notebook handy…
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