Two Sylvias' Weekly Muse: October 8, 2023
Hello Muse Readers!
Do you ever find yourself curious about the daily routines of people who have been successful in their writing endeavors? Here at the Muse, we are continuously fascinated by all things “writerly,” including how literary artists carve out time in their day to sit down and be creative. Writer Mason Currey is also captivated by the day-to-day work lives of artistic individuals, and after doing extensive research, he has written two books on the subject: Daily Rituals: How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration, and Get to Work and Daily Rituals: Women at Work.
In explaining his goal with each book, Currey states that he wanted to explore how these creative people “made the time each day to do their best work, how they organized their schedules in order to be creative and productive. It’s about the circumstances of creative activity, not the product.” Delving into Currey’s books, you might find yourself interested in how Gertrude Stein rose each morning at 10 a.m., dran…