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By hand or typing?

Post by Juneberry » 7 months ago

I know some people prefer to write by hand, while others prefer to type. I personally love the sound of my fingers on the keyboard, but I also don't write by hand much because I have horrendous handwriting. It's just not really my comfort zone, you know? I also like the ease of getting exact word counts and such that typing gives me.
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Post by Megan » 7 months ago

I honestly like both.

Something almost...romantic about writing stuff by hand. My hand starts to hurt after a bit though. I do find it easier sometimes to write stuff on the computer.
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Post by Juneberry » 7 months ago

I know people who write it on paper first, then type it up for revision. I'm already worried about writing postcards because I can barely read my own handwriting half the time xD
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Post by Megan » 7 months ago

Sometimes mine can get real messy. XD I can write neat if I want to and take my time, but who has time for that? XD
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Post by Juneberry » 7 months ago

Technically I should xD
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Post by Ravenfreak » 7 months ago

I prefer to type rather than write by hand. My handwriting is bad, and I feel that the ideas flow better for me as I type. xD I typically use Notepad++, though I do have Word installed. I probably should start using that instead, because when I post my work online there's strange spacing issues caused by Notepad++.
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Post by Juneberry » 7 months ago

Ravenfreak wrote:
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I prefer to type rather than write by hand. My handwriting is bad, and I feel that the ideas flow better for me as I type. xD I typically use Notepad++, though I do have Word installed. I probably should start using that instead, because when I post my work online there's strange spacing issues caused by Notepad++.
What kind of weird spacing? 'cause that can happen with all sorts of programs at times. You should see how Scrivener copy/paste ends up on DeviantART submission >< I totally get the flow being interrupted by pen and paper. It's probably because we think fast, but can't write fast as easily as we can when typing.
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