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Two Ways Writers Keep Up Their Ability to Write

By January 4, 2013May 11th, 2021News & Events

1269437_laptop_and_cellphoneWhen you’re completely and utterly confused on how to keep yourself writing, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Some of the greatest writers of our time have been completely clueless on how to get their creative juices flowing, and have only done so after some time and interesting conclusions. If you’re looking for some new things to try and help you bring out the writer in you, maybe the following two tips will help you.

Put on Some Tunes

Music flows through everyone, and though we all have some different tastes, we almost all enjoy music on our good days and our bad. Some of us aren’t distracted by music with words, but the vast majority of us can’t focus on what we’re thinking and what we’re writing if we’re not being very careful with what we’re listening to. Ben Settle, a prolific email marketer and copywriter, says that he can only focus if the music is something he’s heard from a movie and that doesn’t have any words (or no words that are playing the entire song). He sets them to repeat and gets to work.

Focus on Your Energetic Times of the Day

Some of us love writing in the morning, and some of us are too grumpy to write until noon. It’s completely and utterly up to you and your ability to write, in all honesty. Do you write well at noon or midnight? Maybe you work well after breakfast or after you’ve had a good night’s rest. Whenever it is, make sure you’re focusing your efforts around that time. Flannery O’Connor only wrote during his best hours of the day, which he swore were the two hours before he went to bed.

Jason Manteiga

Jason J. Manteiga, Vice President of Olmec Systems, has been part of the company for over the past 20 years. He believes that having a great work environment and supportive team, is the ultimate key to success. Since being in the IT realm for over 25 years, Jason, along with Olmec Systems, has been on the Inc. 5000 “List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” and Channel Futures MSP 501 “Top Managed Service Providers in North America,” along with other awards and nominations. Jason earned his Bachelor Degree in Information Systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also holds certifications in Microsoft MCSE, VMWare VCP, and Cisco CCNA. In his spare time, Jason is a contributor for The Center for Social & Legal Research (Privacy Exchange) and a member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. His hobbies include cycling and kayaking. He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife, two daughters and son.