Have you seen the 5amwritersclub hashtag bandied around on Twitter? These committed writers get up at 5am to write. Squeezing every drop of ink out of their daily schedule. I often envied those people, I questioned my own drive and passion for writing because I wasn’t willing to sacrifice those precious hours in bed!
I just couldn’t image doing it. I mean who really wants to get out of a nice, warm, cosy bed at stupid o’clock in the morning to sit at a desk and think, let alone write?
That was until a recent bout of early morning waking. We’re talking brain engaged at 3am and not switching off no matter how many sheep I counted. Thoughts racing around the tarmac of my mind, crashing into the barriers and making me restless.
One particular morning, about 4:30am, I got up. Made a cup of tea and fired up my…
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