It’s really easy to become distracted by—ooh, I have a new comment on my blog! Sorry.
See what I mean. Writers have a million different ideas pulling them in a billion different directions, not mention all of our blogging and social media commitments. So how do we stay on task and actually get any writing done?
- Turn off all social media- This means, when you sit down at your computer, or with your notebook, turn off your social media apps. If you cannot resist checking the notifications that pop up on your phone, then turn the darn thing off completely.
- Isolate yourself- I don’t mean lock yourself away, let yourself go, and become a hermit. I mean find a quiet place away from family distractions. If you don’t have a room or office you can be alone in, find a corner, plug in your ear buds, turn on your favorite playlist, and tune all…
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