Is it Better to Focus on Writing Only One Thing at a Time?

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog that asks the question, Is it Better to Focus on Writing Only One Thing at a Time?

Meg Dowell Writes

From what I can tell, there are three types of writers: those who only work on one project at a time, those who can balance many projects at once and still do fine, and those who try to commit to three dozen writing projects simultaneously and pretty much end up not actually writing anything.

Whichever of those categories you fall into (I’m a mix of the second and third depending on my mood that week), you might find yourself wondering if you’re doing something wrong. If you work best only focusing on one thing at a time, could you potentially be doing more by splitting your time between projects? And if you do try to do multiple things at once, would you be more productive if you narrowed your focus?

Is one way better than the other? That depends.

For whatever reason, there are some people who can successfully and…

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