I can’t write without…checking my emails

… checking my emails and updating my blogs first. Then I start writing.i can't write without - answering e-mails 8-5-13

I know lots of other writers say they find doing emails distracting, but for me I need to get them out of the way before I feel free to write. I write every day, that’s the discipline of journalism deep in my bones. Each to his own.

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  1. Agreed! Multi-tasking helps me to think and to sort out the mess of details in my head..Strange, but I guess it’s part of being weaned in the 21st century :~)