A lot of people tell you to stick with one thing until you finish it. I think that's really bad advice when it comes to writing.
Far and away (my opinion), the best article directory online is
You hear people talk about "writer's block" ... when a writer hits a point they just don't have anything more to say, can't figure out where to go next.
Distractions? Let me count the ways.
My wife tells me on a regular basis that people are losing old skills because of the internet. Cheryl thinks people ought to actually go out and meet and talk to someone face-to-face.