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Freelance Writing: How to Handle the Distractions


Definitely need to try some of these.

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Every writer in the world wants to work from home.  Freelance Writing is hard work and the distractions are endless, not to mention the pressure.  That’s why I love this cartoon!

So I thought today I would list 10 ways I combat the distractions when writing from home.

1- I listen to music.  I turn off the television and put some music on.  Music is so therapeutic for me and it allows my brain to concentrate on my writing.

2- I have a set time for writing.  It’s an appointment in my schedule and I make sure I keep it.

3- I have a full drink in front of me.  It’s a purple cup that holds 32 oz. and I drink water from it.  Staying hydrated is crucial to keep the creative juices flowing.

4- Deep breathing exercises before I start.  This is a meditation trick and it really helps…

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Author: Angie

I live with my husband and two crazy kitties. I love having my grandchildren nearby so we can play and have messy fun. I spend oodles of time writing and reading. You can usually find me sipping tea or coffee, nibbling on dark chocolate, and contemplating what to plant next in the garden. If I am not playing, eating, drinking, or planting, then I am probably creating cards with rubber stamps or out snapping photos with my camera.

2 thoughts on “Freelance Writing: How to Handle the Distractions

  1. Great advice! Love Will Write for Chocolate :).

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