Distraction is the main barrier comes in the way of every skilled writer either it is in office or at home. Being distracted is not in the hand of a writer but if a writer is strongly determined and want to overcome from these Destruction, he can do easily. Being distracted is just a waste of your precious time and grabbing of energy.
The biggest challenge in front of a writer how he can away himself from the internet temptation and will ignore his favorite distractions. Before stating ideas to write without distraction I want to reveal my personal experience which I faced in my past days. Since last month I start focusing on my blog and start writing without any distraction and disturbance.
My Past experience as a Distracted writer
Before that i was very distracted, my daily routine writing procedure was, I log in to my blog and choose a topic to write a post after that i opened a lot of tabs like Facebook, Skype, G mail and other friend’s blog. As I write few lines of my post I jump on to facebook and start checking feeds, friends messages and notifications.
Than go back on the post and write few lines and go on to g mail and start checking mails, little hangouts these things do not stopped here, suddenly I see my phone, start checking whats app, attending calls, watching songs on TV in background .
So in short all these distraction grab my all the time and make me less productive.
But these days I am writing with a focused mind and without being distracted with the help of some friends suggested ideas and some web tricks to be more productive. These days I can say that I got successful to be a writer who is not distracted and writing with a free mind.
So if you want to be a writer who get done things in a minimum time without being distracted than follow these tips :
Tricks I Adopted to write without distraction
In this post i will introduce from some awesome tricks which helps you to maximize your writing efforts, spend less time on energy grabbing unimportant task . If you will adopt these ideas, you’ll be surprised how you get able stop your chat addiction, add special skills and make proper scheduling.
If you want to be more productive , want to improvise your scheduling and want to write without distractions follow these ideas.
Search the writing topic
There is a topic behind every writing, firstly search that topic you have to write. For that you have to required a lot of search on web and have to consider different websites, during your search you could be attracted towards various kind of web things but you just have to focused on your search topic. After that note down the things you will need during your writing.
Turn off the Internet connection
When you get decided what you have to write and choose the topic to write and related things, data which helps you during writing, unplugged your internet connection. Because writing need your skills, speed of fingers and data that you have already written. So to write with proper concentration and without distraction turn of your internet connection.
Stop Multi – tasking
This is a common habit we can found in most of the people including me like do multiple things at a single time even while writing. So firstly stop doing these things like chatting with friends, checking mails, updating status on Facebook, attending phone calls, watching TV, enjoying snacks during writing. Just focused on writing forget other things.
Avoid online and offline distraction
Make a distraction free, calm and DND atmosphere for this you have to shut down your Mobile phones notifications, Facebook, you tube and other social surfing. Say to your family members and friends I am on DND mode please until i am writing do not disturb me.
Switched off TV
During writing unplugged your TV connection it will help you to write with more focused mind. To play background music is just a distraction and a reason of undue noise which divert your mind towards fun and you get being distracted. But if you really loves music than you can create a perfect playlist which co-operate to your work and keep you cool while writing.
Switched off your mobile phone or turn off chat apps
Mobile phones and apps loaded in it distract a writer too much. So while you start writing switched off your phone but if you can’t switched off it due to some important calls than shut you mobile internet data. so that you will not get any notification and message on any social app that will help you to be more productive.
Just Focused on writing
While you remove all the things, shut all the devices those can distract you, now its time to concentrate on just writing. Complete the topic you start without any distraction. Stop looking things around you and set a time limit to finish your searched writing topic.
Recommended: Check Distraction Free Writing Tools
It is not good for health and mind to write contentiously without taking rest. So take a break of 25 to 30 minute after completing a particular topic and take some refreshment, drink water, take a walk etc. this few minute break will energize you and you will be able to about the next topic you have to write.
Try these tips and let us know it will work for you or not.
If you have any questions or doubts please do ask in the comments below !