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Robiul Islam
Jun 27, 2022
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There's a saying in the motorcycle industry - ATGATT, which means all the gear, all the time. You never know when a crash will happen - but you should always be prepared. Well, for writers, the saying should be DFATT - Distraction Free, All the Time. Just as you can crash a motorcycle Banner Design and seriously mess yourself up if you don't ride it with the right gear, you can create sloppy, non-committal, if not distraction-free, content every moment you write. All strong writing begins before the actual act of typing or writing a word. This means killing anything that will distract you from your thoughts - thoughts that you want clear and concise rather than cluttered and disorganized. The Banner Design path to follow? Pure silence of distracting things. The biggest culprits are: Notifications from social networks - SMS, chats or emails. Your phone itself (even seeing it visually!). A cluttered environment. Cluttered thoughts. People. The Banner Design notifications part is easy - make sure everything is off while writing . It means zilch, none, nada. Keep your phone out of the way, whether it's in the room or hidden away in a drawer. If I write something that takes a lot of thought, I also turn off the internet on my Mac or Macbook. When it comes to cluttered environments and thoughts, keep your desk tidy and declutter your mind by doing something Banner Design relaxing before you write. Whether it's meditation, a walk in the outdoors, a stupidly fast motorcycle ride...do whatever works for you. As for people, let your co-workers or family members know (working from home is the new norm, that's right!) when you've blocked out writing hours. It seems like everyone wants an espresso break or an opinion on something when you're focused on your thoughts Banner Design and figuring out how to say them through words. standing desks help a writer's energy levels stay high throughout the day 2. Find out your peak creative hours Discovering your creative peak times starts with understanding your circadian rhythms. Advertising Continue reading below Everyone is different. The good thing is that you can change them by changing sleep patterns - and using light therapy to Banner Design help change your rhythms. Until my late twenties, my most creative times were from 7 p.m. to the wee hours of the morning. This was a huge problem due to my 9 to 5 position as a content manager at an e-commerce company. I had creative issues during those standard hours, which resulted in sloppy writing. My only solution was to take the work home and finish it in the evening. Again, that was when I wasn't married or had a kid, so my nights were structured differently. The process also amounted to a lot Banner Design of wasted time in the office during those 9-5 hours of work, a situation that drove me crazy. Luckily, this inspired me to take up freelancing full-time. Although I had another short stint at a local digital marketing agency where the same thing happened. Today,
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