I spent a good chunk of this past summer living without internet. Some of it was planned. Some not so much. Unplugging from the constant noise of social media can be useful and, in fact, healthy for a writer, but sometimes you need that connectivity. Emails, research, deadlines — how are writers supposed to do these things without an internet connection?
It’s tricky, but it can be done. I learned through experience over the past few months, and I thought I’d pass along that advice to you. After all, knowledge is power.
Besides, knowing ahead of time what to do? Can save you time spent in the throes of panic. Believe me. It’s not a pleasant experience, and I’d like to spare other writers that, if at all possible. Read more