I totally limit my internet usage by having specific times during the work day when I’m online, I don’t have apps on my phone and am sure to close my laptop for the day by dinner time (with the exception of Mondays because I always read the tribe’s stories and articles with my husband before bed).

Kudos for the library suggestion. I hang out at the library all the time and it really is the coolest and my most favorite place, not to mention home to the most credible information out there.

I love the camera idea too. I take tons of photos for story ideas. I’ve heard of writers carrying around notebooks to jot ideas down, I carry a camera in order to preserve all the details just as I originally saw them.

Great article and insight, Eric!

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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