This is step 4 of Jeff Goins 10 writing tips. His suggestion is that it should be a place separate from other activities. I guess this makes sense so that you can get focused.
I like the idea of having a really nice notebook – or if its a plain notebook or copybook – putting a really nice cover on it – it marks it as being that special place to write.
He recommends that it should remind you to commit to finish the book. That the goal is not to think and just start writing. – That, I need to do. I am over thinking and coming up with all sorts of characters that I wouldn’t put into the same story. Perhaps a small writing challenge is needed……..