In the beginning of the writing process, I quickly realized how important it is to consciously deal with mood. I can’t wait to be in the mood to write, I must deal with mood and just write. (Thanks Karen Peterson for your influence).
It is not how I feel that determines how I write; rather it is how I write that determines how I feel.
And as I have discovered, the most powerful of mood enhancers – for me – is voice activated.