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Week 1 - Hypnogogia: your best time to write

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WriteSpa Oasis for Writers

WriteSpa Oasis for Writers


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Hypnopompia is that in-between moment before you’re fully awake. Hypnagogia is the state just before you fall asleep. Either way, it’s the time when you’ll find you do your best work. Many scientists and artists used this time to access inspiration, including Aristotle, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Salvador Dali. It’s when, as a writer, you may find have your greatest insights.

WriteSpa is an oasis for people who love to write. It’s a place of rest, refreshment, and enjoyment.

WriteSpas are writing practices that range from eavesdropping (a way to create great dialog), to using aromatherapy for inspiration, to the importance of taking a nap.

“Writing through the Year” is a compilation of 52 weeks of WriteSpas. You don’t have to own the book to enjoy the show, but you might find it useful as a reference, as well as the accompanying “Writing through the Year – Workbook.

What others say:

“Beautifully crafted and wonderfully inspiring.”

“The practices and exercises are fun, challenging, creative, and engaging."