12 Tips to Become an Olympian Writer

A Writer's Path

by Kelsie Engen

In this modern age of technology, there is no end to distraction. If you want to stay focused you really have to try. There’s no escaping the world to go write a novel unless you put forth the effort to get away from every distraction known to man. (And even then it’s a test of discipline.)

I read an article on Medium awhile ago now, but in gist, it says this: while training for the Olympics, the British rowing team asked themselves one question about everything they did: Will it make the boat go faster?

So…I want this hamburger. Will it make the boat go faster?

I want to stay out late and drink. Will it make the boat go faster?

I am going to go to the gym. Will it make the boat go faster?

You get the idea.

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