Journal The Merry Writer Writing

Where Do You Write the Most?

My wife Katie is an artist and educator, and I am a writer. We both work from home. Our one-bedroom apartment is comfortable, but small. This means that we don’t have dedicated work space. She’s taken over the living room, save for comfy chairs that face the TV. Consequently, that’s her studio. I’ve taken over […]

Journal Work in Progress Writing

Dealing with Distractions While Writing

There’s only one way to put this. The key dealing with distractions while writing is to love what you’re doing. No matter how much discipline you have, your mind will wander. If you aren’t engaged with what you’re writing you can get rid of noise, toys, and other joys and your mind will wander. It’s […]