When I sit down to write, it always seems like there are more pressing things to do than actually write.
If I'm not distracted by email, or sidetracked by my RSS feeds, I'm fiddling with fonts or trying to get rid of Clippy the animated paperclip. Between featuritis and software bloat, sometimes I think my word processor makes it too easy for me to lose focus.
So what to do?
an attempt to return to a simpler interface. Think of it as traffic calming for your desktop.
An example of this is the writing software WriteRoom.
Today, Nora interviewed Jeff MacIntyre about writing and zenware. It will air on an upcoming Spark, but you hear the whole unedited interview below here.
What do you think? How do you deal with digital distraction?