Some tips on concentrating on writing

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Some tips on concentrating on writing

Postby charlesp » Thu Jul 27, 2006 9:28 am

Found this on another site and thought I'd share the link.

http://www.badlanguage.net/?p=185

An Excerpt wrote:When I am up against a deadline and I absolutely, definitely have to get on with my work, I use a few tactics to force myself to concentrate:

Switch off email. I don’t start Outlook (or if I do, I disable all the notifications that tell me I have new mail).
Isolate myself. I use Bose noise-canceling headphones but don’t plug them into anything. The silence really is golden.

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