Top Trending: 26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

Struggling to Write? Take a Break from Modern Tech, Like These Famous Writers Do (Infographic)

  • ---Shares
Reader Resource

Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started »

Writing is a creative, inexact science. It’s a process, but it’s also intuitive. For many people, that makes it intimidating.

If you are sitting at your computer desperately trying to compose the perfect business plan, investor pitch or company newsletter -- typing and deleting, typing and deleting, typing and deleting -- try standing up, pushing away from the computer and grabbing a pen. Yes, a pen. And some paper.

The endlessly prolific novelist Stephen King writes with a Waterman fountain pen. Hollywood star director Quentin Tarantino writes with a black and red fountain pen.

Related: ‘Game of Thrones’ Was Written on a DOS Machine

If pen and pad don’t appeal, take a page from romance novelist Danielle Steel and dust off an old typewriter. You can be sure there aren’t any distractions from Twitter or Facebook when you are tapping away on the keys of a typewriter.

The infographic, embedded below, was generated by Ninja Essays, a New York-based writing service, and describes the writing tools favored by some of history’s most famous writers.

Take a spin through the infographic and try a new routine to get your creative juices flowing.

Click to Enlarge+
Struggling to Write? Take a Break from Modern Tech, Like These Famous Writers Do (Infographic)

 

Related: 8 Writing Strategies for People Who Say They Can't Write

Edition: May 2017

Get the Magazine

Limited-Time Offer: 1 Year Print + Digital Edition and 2 Gifts only $9.99
Subscribe Now
OK

This website uses cookies to allow us to see how our website and related online services are being used. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our cookie collection. More information about how we collect cookies is found here.