Pen Vs Keyboard

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  1. breathing profile image55
    breathingposted 8 years ago

    Which one you use to write your article or something like that? And you prefer pen or keyboard?

    1. R.S. Hutchinson profile image77
      R.S. Hutchinsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Keyboard.. much faster.

    2. Rehana Stormme profile image75
      Rehana Stormmeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Definitely prefer keyboard.

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    I use a pen to write down notes when i am researching, then i write it on the computer.

  3. Haunty profile image85
    Hauntyposted 8 years ago

    Most of the time it's the keyboard, but I write much better when I use a pen.

  4. 2uesday profile image78
    2uesdayposted 8 years ago

    Mostly keyboard but sometimes pen and note book or even the back of an old envelope.

    1. Sally's Trove profile image79
      Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ditto...and I have yet to find some efficient filing system that will hold those off-the-cuff thoughts written on envelopes, paper napkins, facial tissue, and even the backs of seed packets (just depends on what's handy).

  5. Lisa HW profile image58
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    I'm an otherwise right-handed person who is left-handed when I write; so although I can certainly use a pen, there's some kind of little thing that goes on that makes me focus more on the mechanics of writing than on just letting the thoughts come out if I use a pen.  I don't even know how other left-handed people hold their pen the way they do, because I hold mine like a right-handed person (which feels right but probably doesn't help with the mechanics of the whole business  hmm).

      Oddly, I'm more comfortable writing mirror image; but since the whole left to right thing is so ingrained in me, there's something "off" about trying to write that way too.  (Well, I know know...  It's just plain weird.  lol)  All else aside, I have to make a real effort to make my handwriting neat (and I'll never make it pretty).  So all in all, it's just an unpleasant and ugly affair for me to write by hand.  smile

    Now, the typewriter:  100 wpm, thoughts straight from brain to keyboard.  It's almost as fast for me to write as to have an in-person discussion.  So,

    keyboard, keyboard, keyboard.   Thank God for keyboards!!   smile

  6. emievil profile image73
    emievilposted 8 years ago

    definitely keyboard as I type faster than I write smile

  7. Stacie L profile image90
    Stacie Lposted 8 years ago

    the keyboard for sure...

  8. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    It depends what I'm writing. I'm not a huge fan of sitting at a keyboard, so I sometimes write first, and use the keyboard when complete.

    Sally, my filing system for the odd napkins and envelopes, etc. is a huge paper clip on my desk!  If it's a poem, I'll keep the original in my 'poetry box.'

  9. Stacie L profile image90
    Stacie Lposted 8 years ago

    I've looked at using the speak to type programs such as Dragon..anyone else try this?
    It's saves the fingers from over use..wink

  10. sweetzara profile image81
    sweetzaraposted 8 years ago

    keyboard all the way. so easy to cut past etc. but something I love writing the traditional way!

  11. blessingsforlife profile image60
    blessingsforlifeposted 8 years ago

    Keyboard...its much faster.

  12. drspaniel profile image89
    drspanielposted 8 years ago

    I prefer pen to keyboard in the sense of writing with ease, but then ?I do prefer keyboard when it comes to how neat the writing is!

  13. Zabbella profile image69
    Zabbellaposted 8 years ago

    I always enjoy writing things on paper.  So I always have some pen near me.  on the fly, I can jot things down possibly to use in a hub.


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