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Getting in the Zone

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Getting in the Zone-- If you're a writer, you know exactly what I mean. 

With all of the distractions that life throws at us, (work, family, friends, responsibilities in general) it's a miracle any one of us can find the time to write at all. You can't exactly get rid of all of life's distractions, (not those ones, anyway:) but they can certainly be tamed. More on that in a minute. The harder part for me when I do finally allow myself writing time is sitting down at my computer, fingers hovering over the keyboard, and I'm staring at a blank page. Or I'm staring at words I've written before that need editing, and I have no idea how to fix them. Nothing comes to mind--nothing! This is when I sigh, bang my head on the desk and desperately want to pull my hair out. However, there is hope despite distractions. Keep reading!

Distraction #1: Let me tell you a little bit about May. I'm a gardener and May is a BIG month for gardeners in Utah. It's planting tim…