He wrote by hand because this forced his brain to wait.

— Few literary authors achieve the cult celebrity of rock stars. But there was something about David Foster Wallace that seemed bigger than his books.

Never underestimate the power of writing by hand. Why?

Because when your mind moves as fast as the computer keys you overproduce.

They say to write continuously to push out our ideas. And they’re still referring to the pace of pen and paper, not the keyboard. 


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