I’ve been accused of creating austere, cave-like environments in which to work. Curtains drawn, mostly dark, and very quiet. I prefer to think of it as more “cozy” than “cave” but I suppose spelunking might seem appropriate to some.
Writing in such settings helps me focus less on myself and more on ideas, rather than becoming obsessed with the cobweb in the corner, the stray thread trailing from the hem of my jeans, or the entertaining squirrel just outside my window. Interruption blinders, if you will. (Continue reading at BreatheConference.com)