Re: RE: Trying to stay awake. Home › Forums › Writer’s Digest Forum › Writers’ Block Party › Trying to stay awake. › Re: RE: Trying to stay awake. November 16, 2008 at 12:21 am #503393 jones3acParticipant Agreed, wondo. A short nap can really be refreshing. If I want to take a short nap I usually do so in a not-so-comfortable position. That way, I only sleep for a short time.