What do you do when you are writing a hub and you get distracted? How do you sta

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  1. Dorn profile image60
    Dornposted 8 years ago

    What do you do when you are writing a hub and you get distracted? How do you stay focused?

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    daisy stormposted 8 years ago

    if whatever it is interferes too much at the time I am writing my hub, and it actually does distract me, I will save the hub as unpublished then go back to it when no one is around or the circumstance has left me alone to finish.  Sometimes writing when others are asleep.  Hope it helps?

  3. Lisa HW profile image68
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    I pretty much don't even try to write if anyone is going to be around, or if there are things I need to do (like work  smile  ).    My "straight writing" time is usually when people are asleep or out, when I don't have other things I have to do, and when I'd otherwise consider the time "free time".  I write in what might otherwise be "TV time". 

    Having said that, even though I don't do "straight writing"/"real" writing when there are likely to be distractions, I'll do "little extras" or "writing related" things when having one "chunk" of uninterrupted time isn't important.  Tweaking Hubs, organizing writing, answering comments, etc.  I just always have a few screens opened and have a few different things going, even when I'm working.  Doing the smaller, non-straight-writing stuff whenever I can means I don't have to spend "straight-writing" time doing the smaller stuff.

    That way, it's usually reasonably easy for me to find an hour (or even a few hours) just to write and do nothing else.

  4. MickS profile image69
    MickSposted 8 years ago

    you don't write it on hubpages, you write it in MS Word, if some one distracts you, or you don't have time to finish it, you save it and go back, when it's finished, you copy and paste into hubpages

  5. lxd35 profile image59
    lxd35posted 8 years ago

    Haha, this is a good question because it happens to me quite often. Sometimes if I'm too distracted I'll just save the hub unpublished and come back to it later. If I feel the need to finish the hub at that moment (usually so I don't forget anything) then I shut everything else down ie. music, television. Or if someone is in the room I'll ask them to give me a few minutes to myself, or I will leave. Sometimes you just need to be alone with your thoughts... hope this helps!

  6. Dynicky profile image61
    Dynickyposted 7 years ago

    This happens to me sometimes.. I just walk away and come back either later or the next day when I am "feeling it" again.


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