Are there advantages in writing by hand over typing out a story?
I'm a member of a Discord server for people interested in completing an entire novel during NaNoWriMo (and Camp sessions). At one point, a discussion arose around writing by hand vs. typing out your story.
Someone mentioned that they prefer writing by hand, because it's fewer distractions, although it makes revisions harder and they still have to type it all out before.
I personally find that writing by hand makes flow harder, and I lose my train of thought more easily.
Then again, this could come down to me being younger and more used to typing (and I have horrible handwriting), and them being older and more used to writing stuff by hand.
Are there advantages either way? What are the pros and cons of both methods? (Should I give hand another shot?)
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