Why You Need Mental Training As a Writer

And how running a marathon helped me understand the importance of training my mind

Mario López-Goicoechea
Published in
4 min readMar 16
Getting ready for a long run… or to edit your manuscript Photo by Abigail Keenan on Unsplash

It will be seven years in April since I first ran the Brighton Marathon. Before that I’d run long distances, but never a 26.2-miler. After that first event in the southern coast of…