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The Writer’s Guide to Avoiding Distractions

Five tips to help you overcome distraction and be more productive

Steven Pressfield wrote an entire book documenting the difficulties for writers to simply plant their butts in chairs and get stuff done. He called it The War of Art, and as many scribes would agree, the effort to move from blank page to completed document is, indeed, a battle. Often, distractions are to blame: You…