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Diversity of experience, more than anything else, is critical to creativity.
—Scott Barry Kaufman, a psychologist at New York University via The Huffington Post
As a freelancer, I write both for work (copywriting) and for pleasure (fiction, during off-hours). When I’m doing business writing, I write on the computer. When I’m writing fiction, I outline, brainstorm, and do character sketches with a pen and notebook, then go back and forth between writing on a computer and in a notebook. From my initial research and surveying friends and family, this “blended approach” seems like the practice of many writers, while others are staunchly pen-only or typists. But no matter how you write, I think most of us would agree that typing and handwriting feel like very …