Do You Really Need to Get Up Early to Write?

The Role of Sleep in Creativity

Anne Janzer
Oct 8, 2019 · 4 min read

I’m a little tired of reading about successful people who rise and write for hours before daybreak. How about you?

I’m filled with admiration for their work ethic and discipline. But it’s not my process, nor is it necessarily yours. And for reasons grounded in neuroscience, waking early to write might work…