Is Twitter bad for writers?

Writer and director Judd Apatow, the man behind comedies like The 40 Year Old Virgin and Funny People , talked about his Twitter habit with Jay Leno last week. Apatow’s comments offer some insight into the way Twitter — and the Internet as a whole — affects writers. Explaining to Leno why he’s so active on Twitter, Apatow said, “I’m looking for any distraction not to write.” He continued (with typical Apatow flair): “You know, it’s hard to write, because the computer now isn…

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