Productive Procrastination: 7 Creative Activities to Distract Yourself from Writing

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Procrastination can be a writer’s worst enemy. But here, Jenna Blum rethinks her approach to self-distraction and shares seven creative ways writers can productively procrastinate.

By Jenna Blum

Procrastination: as endemic to and dreaded by writers as writers’ block. Before writing this piece, for instance, I did laundry, took out the recycling, refilled the dog’s water dish, and made a cappuccino with perfect foam.

This ain’t my first procrastination rodeo.

Over my three decades’ procrastination, I’ve probably wasted more time lambasting myself for procrastinating than I do procrastinating. With my latest novel, The Lost Family, when I caught myself lamenting the familiar holding pattern of doing anything but writi…

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