Articles by Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts is a Tokyo-based blogger by day and DJ by night. His greatest hits include being able to moonwalk and helping develop Rough Draft, a new app to help writers stop editing and just write. Rough Draft has been featured by Apple, MacWorld, Bloomberg and others and is used by over 60,000 writers worldwide.

Four Writing Myths and Why They Suck the Ink out of Writers

by Eric Roberts Sep 20, 2016

Four Writing Myths and Why They Suck the Ink out of Writers

Writing myths have been around as long as we’ve been writing—“real writers don’t get writer’s block”, “the tools maketh the story”, “writing is solitary”, and on and on—and they’re so common we often simply accept them as truth. But just how much weight do they really carry?

These are four of the most common writing myths. From tools to time to mindset, you might be surprised to find there’s less truth to them than you thought.

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