Where do you write?
I have that question in mind because lately I have not been able to write in my home at all . I feel like there is always someone lurking around the corner waiting for me to begin writing so that they can say something , do something or just interrupt me for no reason with a dancing cat video , a problem that has nothing to do with me or something else that is #trending. I , in short , live with the goddamn human equivalent to Facebook just waiting for me to attempt to be productive.
So I have been finding it much easier and more work inducing to head to the local coffee house ( I am full of shit here, I wish I could tell you I was heading to a little hipster spot in the city called “The Beans Talk” or ” Veni-Vidi-Venti” but I am talking about Starbucks . There. I am soulless. ) and there I can usually find the strength and motivation to write something . But at the end of the day I feel like this negates part of the point of being a freelance writer. I a supposed to be one of those people that get to live in pajamas and never have to shower if I don’t want to because I am one of the luck people that work from home. This is not so when you can not , if fact , work FROM home.
How do you combat this? How do I ?
I am trying some tips that I located online .
- Distinguish between your work-space and domestic space.
- working time is for work tasks, not chores or entertainment
- You still need “office hours”
- track my time to see how much am I really spending on working, and how many breaks am I taking.
- You also still need an “office space”.
- Keep your work zone clean and clutter free.
There is a difference between working from home and being at home. Now … If I can get the rest of the internet to leave me alone.