Clive Thompson in a fascinating, short (~10 min) talk about the benefits of writing with pencil and typing, and when it’s best to use one or the other.
I used to write all my drafts longhand. Now I just quick draft, outline and try out things (i.e. “big thinking”) with a fountain pen or pencil, and type out my actual draft on my computer (using a “clicky” keyboard, which I highly recommend).
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