I don’t write directly on to the computer because I don’t think well facing forward with fingers on a keyboard. I think better looking down holding a pen. And the concentration quotient of pen and paper is higher than when I’m moving words around on screen. The pad is a Bloc Rhodia No 38 and like the desk it provides a lot of room which allows me to move around on the page in defiance of linear thought.
Claire Zulkey interviews Joshua Ferris