This morning, and I mean really early this morning, I did my location writing at IHOP near Mall of America.
I joined in with several other NaNoWriMo people and we counted down to midnight, then wrote madly for a twenty minute word war. It was interesting to write in a restaurant surrounded by other people, all typing as fast as possible. It was quite the motivation sound track.
Being in a place I've never been before seemed appropriate for starting a new novel, because I had to put myself inside the main character's shoes, and every scene was new to me. I think it helped me focus on developing the opening scene.
Did you attend a write-in? Where did you start writing at midnight?
I challenge you to find at least one location this week outside of your normal writing routine, just to see what it does for your writing.