The upcoming WordPress 4.9 is just around the corner and set to release on November 14, 2017. The anticipated “Gutenberg” editor is set for the 5.0 release and you can start to see this take shape, here’s an update from the Core team:
You can install the beta plugin and start to get a sense for how this new editing experience will be. (btw: Please don’t experiment on a “live” site):
With every major change, it will certainly take time for people to adjust to it. This is a major step for WordPress and an opportunity to bring more users to the open source platform.