The minds of all writers go blank from time to time. It doesn’t matter whether you need to write a paper for college, a new post for your blog, or a fresh chapter for a book – there are days when you don’t feel like yourself and keep writing and deleting the same paragraph over and over again.

If you start looking for inspiration, you will come across hundreds of tools that are supposed to improve your focus and enhance your creativity. They may be effective for some writers, but it seems that the authors we admire keep avoiding them. The typewriter has made quite a revolution back in the days, but it doesn’t look like the contemporary writing tools are as revolutionary as we thought they were.

The following infographic by Ninja Essays will show you what the preferred writing tools of famous writers are. It seems that they like to stick to the basics, so maybe we should all take their example.

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Top Writing Tools of Famous Authors

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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