5 AM Writer's Club

What Is the 5 AM Writer’s Club and How Can It Help YOU?

What the heck is the 5 am writer’s club?

You may have stumbled upon the hashtag on Instagram or Twitter and wondered this, especially at the beginning of your writing journey.

While the name is pretty self-explanatory, I wondered the same thing myself. Were people really waking up at 5 am to write?

That’s a yes! And there are a few reasons why. But first, let’s understand what the purpose of the hashtag is.

5 AM Writer's Club

What is the 5 AM Writer’s Club?

The “club” is for writers who want to make time to write. While it’s called a club, it’s actually just a hashtag writers use. (However, you could totally start a real club if you want to!)

They wake up at 5 am on weekdays, sometimes weekends, and they write. They use the hashtag to connect online with and support other writers who are participating.

How can the #5amwritersclub benefit you?

  • ProductivityWhile you might not be a morning person, if you work a full-time job or have a family, it can leave your creative juices dry by the end of the day. Waking up and writing first thing in the morning can definitely help you reach your writing goals.
  • Peacefulness – Imagine beginning your day with a fresh cup of coffee and silence. Well, except maybe the sound of birds singing outside your window. But who’s complaining? 
  • Community – Go ahead and tweet that it’s your first time participating in the 5 am writer’s club. Make sure to use the hashtag. There’s a good chance you’ll be overwhelmed with love and support from your fellow writers. If you start waking up at 5 am and use the hashtag every day, you’re definitely going to make a friend or two! I don’t know about you, but that definitely would make waking up easier for me.
5 AM Writer's Club
The supportive response from a 5 am writer.

Feel free to follow me on Twitter! I’d love to support you if you try it out. Just let me know that you found me through this post.

If you still don’t think the 5 am writer’s club is for you, no worries. It’s definitely not something I do all the time, but it’s great for when you need to get a lot of writing done. You can check out a few other ways on how to make time to write here.

If you are interested, it won’t hurt to give it a try. Just remember to stretch, and to make yourself a cup of coffee or tea. Don’t forget to drink your water, too. Good luck, Writers!


    • You can use it on Instagram 🙂 I also just discovered a Facebook group called “5 AM WRITERS CLUB”

    • Hi Riya!

      I went ahead and edited this blog post since I realized it was a little confusing. Even though it’s called a club, it’s actually just a hashtag that writers use to connect and support each other online. So anyone can participate in it whenever they want 🙂 But if you want to start a club, you totally can! My Instagram is @writtenbybella_

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