7 Odd Productivity Tricks for Writers

  
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Would you like to get out of the starting blocks faster when your alarm clock sounds? If so, you need a morning ritual or routine you adhere to without question. Beethoven, for example, went for an early morning walk each day with a pocket notebook to capture ideas before composing. He did all right. In The Creative Habit, American choreographer Twyla Tharp explained, "It's Pavlovian: Follow the routine, (and) get a creative pay off." So what rituals can you follow to rise up and start the day the right way? Find out in this episode.