I can't resist answering April's question about paper and pen vs. computer using her "Scribble-Dee-Dee." I'm so used to (and comfortable with) paper and pen that I almost never begin anything new on the computer. For me, most ideas form not in my head but in spiral notebooks with purple pens. In my usual approach, more polished, closer-to-final drafts belong on the computer.
I mentioned my habit of carrying a pocket notebook and pen in a post from four summers ago. Here's a little more on the subject.
I was surprised to see how many Teaching Authors go straight to the keyboard to record their thoughts. How about you?
Sandy Brehl's middle grade novel Odin's Promise.
The Poetry Friday Roundup is at Check It Out: Life and Books in a K5 Library School Setting. Enjoy!
JoAnn Early Macken