" Gay Talese writes using scissors and glue. Nabokov, Annie Dillard, Stephen Colbert, Rebecca Skloot, Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers all use(d) index cards. Laurence Weschler plays with blocks. John Waters, Jerry Seinfeld, Oliver Sacks, and Lynda Barry write on legal pads. Twyla Tharp starts every new project with a banker's box. When you should type on a keyboard, and when you should write with a pencil. (I like Palamino Blackwings.)".... See the site for more.