A keystroke or mouse click opens up a window that accesses the Internet so you can find and play a distracting video… And the next thing you know, it’s 20 minutes later.
There are three words of a sentence on the screen in front of you, and you can’t even begin to remember where you were going with it.
Sound familiar? Are you futzing with fonts and messing with margins—when the truth is that it doesn’t even make a difference? You may need to slim down your word processing functionality and steer it back to doing not much more than… processing words!
If you can remember a time when you were not being asked to do more with less, you may also recall that once upon a time in the world of publishing, a piece of writing was reviewed by two people possessing distinct editorial skills.