Nope, I’m not talking about distraction free writing in WordPress. I’m talking about on my laptop with limited internet access and free from all distractions. Truly focused writing is achievable with a few simple steps.

Screen Shot 2015-06-12 at 9.19.59 AMStep 1. Create a new profile on your mac and don’t setup any extra software. Slack is a great example of amazing software that I absolutely don’t need distracting me while I’m writing.

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Step 2. Love your writing tool. Ulysses is great distraction free writing software that I’ve been using for about a month now.

Step 3. Listen to great music! Here’s a list of some of my favorite music to listen to while writing.

Jesse Friedman has been building websites for 18 years, and exclusively with WordPress since 2006. Since then Jesse has written several books, taught 100’s of students as a professor, and organized dozens of local meetups along with a few WordCamps. Jesse has spoken at tech conferences around the world including SXSW, HOW, Future events and many more. Jesse has consulted for a wide array of companies from small agencies to multi-billion dollar international companies. Today Jesse is a proud team member of Jetpack at Automattic, where he spends his time growth hacking and building strategic partnerships.

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