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Ok so in the span of two years I've dutifully read several books, and have filled a wheelbarrow load worth of writing journals (granted 99.999 % of it is poop, but at least it's kept me in the habit of writing constantly.) A fellow writer, and recently acquired friend, was a bit puzzled as to how I managed this proficiency - and was baffled by the simplicity of my "secret", confiding to me that it totally worked for her.

So here it is... Stand up. Really just stand on you feet while you write/read, preferably having your screen (book) at eye level or a bit higher so you get a good posture. the straighter you stand the better you can breath oxygen into your creative brain; also, who the hell likes annoying neck/back pain? I discovered this during my last undergraduate year. I'd found myself cooling down too much or losing steam when I sat down in front of the puter for too long (besides terribly numb legs)--so I just placed my laptop upon one of my closet's shelves, and plugged my wired keyboard to it -- to keep my arms and shoulders from hunching up. Of course, I'm not the first one to have realized this; there are studies dating back to the 60's that argue it improves alertness and concentration by up to 40%, and you can actually buy yourself a proper, custom-design standing desk - some of them even come with a treadmill for those who don't mind sweat on their keyboards.

Unfortunately, it doesn't work as well with pen to paper writing - and you do need some breaks 'cause feet get tired. You also need a little box or something on the bottom to prop on up one of your feet  - makes you stand better and it's easier on the knees. So there you go, Google it, you'll see I'm onto something. 


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" If a poem can be paraphrased the sheets haven't been rumpled, poetry hasn't spent the night"
-O. Mandelstam.

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atlantic-lungs Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Writer
thankies for the fave :3
ThyPoetSorcerer Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No problem <3
forshepard Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014   Writer
thank you for the favorite!
ThyPoetSorcerer Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It's a lovely piece, thanks for sharing.
forshepard Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014   Writer
no problem!
forshepard Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014   Writer
ah, thank you SO much for the truly is an honor!
ThyPoetSorcerer Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
My pleasure. Can't wait to see more of your work.
SilverInkblot Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for faving Autumn was my first love. :heart:
ThyPoetSorcerer Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
My pleasure. It's a quite a lovely piece.
VarahilKirin Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you very much for adding "Life" and "I Still Love You" to your favorites. It is very appreciated. :glomp:
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