Writing & Editing 13 steps to becoming a more productive writer Time of day matters, as do making time to read and keeping a tidy workspace, and that ticking timer can have you salivating over the prospect of composing your latest essay or blog post. By Daphne Gray-Grant@pubcoachJan. 15, 2016 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content Is your writing as productive as it ought to be? Here’s a checklist that will help you figure that out: To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.