A modern day twist on the typewriter helps people craft prose without the risk of being distracted by social media and other apps

Writing can be a particularly difficult challenge in this day and age, when there are tons of other apps, services and devices all vying for your attention, even on your own laptop. While there are plenty of programs that can shut off the web, there are still phones and games still silently waiting to tempt writers during fits of a creative block. For those writers desperate to get work done but finding that they just can't seem to shut it all off, a blast from the past might be just what's need, albeit it with a modern twist.

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