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I'm currently attempting to

I'm currently attempting to write a book myself. Sometimes I am at my best when I'm alone at my house. I usually get on my bed turn on my mini lamp, which is a must, (I'm a sucker for dim lighting, it sets the mood). I do this sometimes late at night perhaps after 10pm if I don't have to go to work the next day. While I'm open to learning many different styles of writing, I usually enjoy the darker sid of expression. Gloomy, somber, depressive, pensive, melancholy music (I can go on), motivates me to become more creative. It makes me vulnerable and that's how I get inspire and get going. Yes, I also find it appealing to wake up one morning and begin writing for as long as I can. I should try it some time.

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Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D., an expert on murder and other shadow themes, teaches forensic psychology and has published 46 books.

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