Where & when do you get your best ideas?
Mostly in the shower and while driving, at no particular time. You know, places where I can never write shit down and by the time I’ve got a pen and paper, I’ve forgotten everything.
I have written on the shower wall with my finger before. But it gets washed away before I can remember not to forget. I’ve also repeated thoughts on a loop in my head [or even sometimes aloud] while showering or driving until I can write down my thoughts. But as soon as I stop showering or driving, the voice in my head gets distracted, the loop breaks, and I immediately forget.
When not showering or driving, my mind tends to favor the night—late, like, between midnight and sunrise—while lying in bed [as I am not usually showering or driving at this time]. At least in this case, I can write things down. Unfortunately, the next day, I’ve lost motivation to act on any of those brilliant ideas.
p.s. — Shameless self-promotion follows: