"I have a secret weapon," he said. He has two computers: one to browse the internet, get his email and do his taxes, and then his "writing computer", which is a DOS machine not connected to the internet. "Remember DOS? I use Wordstar 4.0 as my word-processing system."
George RR Martin STILL uses WordStar? I remember WordStar fondly; I read the manual page to page. In its day, 30 years ago, WordStart was brilliant.
Those were the days... :-)
George RR Martin is right too, the Internet is huge distraction.