If you think that your current word processing application is too bloated, too feature-laden, too distracting from the actual task of creating text, why not try some alternatives:
If you look for a web-based application, try Writer.
What these programs have in common, is full-screen non-WYSIWYG monochrome green-on-black text editing.
No colors, no sounds, no animations, no distractions.
And it looks great.