It depends on my mood.
I can sit at my desk and type for hours, quite literally, if my partner didnt bring me food and drink I'd probably not eat or drink that day. But I can also sit on a train with a pen and pad of paper and just let the words flow.
Yes I do print and correct on paper. But only when my computer copy has dramatically changed from the paper copy.
I write on the computer. I always correct my work all the time. It is good to have someone to proof read for you, a clear set of eyes. I don't have anyone therefore, I need to correct as I go, after, during, its a constant on going task.
The best subject I took in high school was typing. Now I keyboard on a computer.
I use OpenOffice to compose and edit. Since I self-publish, the final draft is saved as a PDF file.
Initially I wrote on papers and corrected it but now I prefer to write on computer only as it saves time and correction 7 delivering process is easy and rapid.
I create best on the computer. Maybe my fingers are part of the creative process!!! I correct on the computer. Only when the first rough draft is done do I print, read what I've written, and make additions or corrections.
Always at the computer - and at the desk, not on a laptop. I print once per draft - so that's six or seven times over the entire novel. I read on paper and highlight problems. Occasionally I'll actually correct on paper, but only if the wording comes immediately to mind. Otherwise I devise the corrections when I'm going back through what I've scribbled on the paper and am writing back up on the computer.
my children laugh that should there be a fire, and everyone alive is safe, i'd leave everything behind save my mac. they are, sadly, correct.
i've only started printing recently.. i do better reading aloud, and listening to how the words fill my mouth. then, i correct directly on the electronic copy. it's quicker. i've also learned the importance of 'save' and backing up my work on a thumb drive.
Yes. Unlike some writers, I write everything on a computer. I do make corrections on paper, and then transfer those corrections to the computer. Rather than waste paper and toner by printing frequently, I have a back-up system where my work is saved regularly to several locations.
I write on the computer, but I print out my work to read and edit. I make all my corrections on paper then transfer them to the computer.
Yes usually it goes straight into my PC using Word. No I tend to edit on screen and only print if I am going to read it out at my Writing Circle group. I sometimes read it alound from my PC to myself.
When I am finally satisfied with an article it is sent via email to the magazine and sometimes I use FTP to send large file photos.
I write on a computer, and I only print out when the first draft is finished. Then I go over it on paper, mark it up, and make corrections to the computer file. Print again and repeat proces for 4 or 5 drafts, or until I feel it is as good as it is going to get,
Often I outline on a legal pad. Once I put something on the computer it gets rewritten and rewritten until I print out the 1st draft. Lots and lots of notes on those the early drafts.
Yes i write on my PC. At first, i would write the whole book, print it, do a proof read and rewrite. Then i'd reprint and give that to my daughter for her to proof read. Then, i would send it thru email to publisher. Now, i write the whole book and proof read it on the pc and don't print at all. Then, email when it's ready to submit.
Of late, I write mostly on computer and I print and save my work always. Sometimes I write in the margins when another idea pops up or I'll revise some piece I've corrected . . . but also save the original, that is . . . unless I've totally destroyed the concept and gone off on another tangent!
Once in awhile I write something that I consider "holy" and by that I mean I've written something I feel I had nothing to do with . . . except be a vessel. I mean that sincerely. It's not often, but it truly happens now and then, and when it does . . . I will not change a word because I know it was a gift.
Yes -- many years of writing on the computer (and working w/one for the "day job") has given me serious lower-back trouble as well as nerve problems in my wrists... Sometimes I just can't face a glowing screen, and I scribble in a notebook instead. Inevitably, what I produce on paper isn't very good -- not until I transcribe it w/my internal editor in full gear. I don't print things out, hardly ever. And I do NOT correct on paper -- that's inefficient and annoying. It's one reason I get frustrated with writing workshops -- all those printouts, all those scribbled comments in the margins. Trying to make sense of them all, trying to keep track of them. Yuck! I'd do much better with a "virtual" workshop done electronically...