Routineology – Carrie A. Golden

Taking daily walks have contribute more to boosting my imagination than most anything else. Since we left our crazy lifestyle back in the East for a more rural one up in North Dakota, I’ve been greeted with this scenery every morning.READ MORE

Routineology – Eden Maxwell

My studio cabin is off the grid on an ashram in the high desert. There are few outside distractions to my art, other than those that I succumb to myself. READ MORE

Routineology – Bill White

My routine changes with each project. For “Cry,” I waited each night for my wife to sleep, then wrote my daily chapter, which took between two and three hours. In the morning I edited and posted it. I always follow a fixed routine, a practice that originated when I was an arts columnist for the Seattle PI. READ MORE

Routineology – Corin Reyburn

For something I claim to love more than anything, I, at times, avoid writing like the plague. The procrastination is almost itself an art form. Despite the voice telling me writing is the only thing I -want- to be doing, there’s times I will do just about anything else. I will first tend to all manner of trivial things—I will take out the trash, reorganize my closet, cut my hair, email my aunt—before I settle down to write. READ MORE

Routineology – Maxwell Coviello

Facebook is the worst thing to happen to the writer. This is the first obstacle, the premier distraction, that I always must overcome before I can sit down to work. The internet is a giver and taker of creative output. READ MORE

Routineology – Dave McLaughlin

Routine. For me, routine, especially when celebrated as an end in-and-of-itself, epitomizes the kind of mental-rational reductionist tyranny I rail against in my writing. READ MORE