Some years ago handwriting was the only way to write both short essay and novel. Nowadays a variety of the fastest laptops and detached keyboards for different tastes and financial possibilities exist. Moreover, the majority of people can’t imagine their lives without typing. Shopping lists, homework essays, newspapers’ articles, letters – we can print all these things. For most of us, it is quite hard to recall the moment when we wrote by hand something longer than remarks in a notebook, so you might wonder, “Why should I write my essay by hand?”. Below there is a comparison of these two methods of writing.