There has been a lot of advice on the web of late suggesting that writers can improve their productivity by paying attention to their environment, routine and work style. Here are four of the best posts on the subject:
7 Ways Your Physical Environment Can Help or Hinder Your Writing on Writing Forward
Ali Luke examines external factors that may interfere with your productivity from a writer’s perspective.
Maria Popova explores the issue productivity for writers through the work of cognitive psychologist Ronald Kellogg. This post has some great illustrations.
10 Daily Habits That Make a Good Writer on Writers Write
Judy Reeves offers her suggestions taken from her book A Writer’s Book of Days
When Your Writing Routine Goes Poof on Writers Helping Writers
And when that great writing routine you have created gets disrupted, Becca Puglisi has some good advice on how to get back on track.
But, it’s still all about the craft!
Wherever and however you write you still need to focus on the on building and using the basic understandings and skills that make for quality writing. Here’s a great post on why:
The Six Great Epiphanies of Successful Writers on Story Fix
Larry Brooks examines the ways that attention to (and understanding of) the importance of the craft of writing separate successful writers from struggling writers.