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#790625 - 11/01/12 03:02 PM Organizing a Desk for NaNoWriMo
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I absolutely write more smoothly when my desk is nice and clean. It keeps me focused on the words and the story flowing out. So before I began NaNoWriMo I completely emptied off my desk and cleaned it. It made a big difference to me! I even cleaned off the bookcase beyond the desk so I didn't have clutter in my line of sight.



Doing a desk organization is a great thing to do no matter what writing project you're embarking on!

It's well worth the relatively short time it takes smile.

Do you write better with a clear desk?
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#790628 - 11/01/12 03:12 PM Re: Organizing a Desk for NaNoWriMo [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I do write better with it clean. And it isn't. So far I've managed half my word count for the day. Maybe a break to clean up is in order.

Thanks for the reminder!
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#790631 - 11/01/12 03:24 PM Re: Organizing a Desk for NaNoWriMo [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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There you go Alice - just don't spend too long cleaning. Sometimes we can seek out distractions smile. Do enough cleaning to make the writing go more easily, and then get the writing done!
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#790633 - 11/01/12 03:27 PM Re: Organizing a Desk for NaNoWriMo [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Clutter is my besetting sin.
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#790739 - 11/02/12 10:09 AM Re: Organizing a Desk for NaNoWriMo [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Hello ladies - I got inspired by your thread -Organize Your Desk For Productivity
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