Authors have unique ways of writing. Earnest Hemingway stood when writing his stories, while William Faulkner preferred to have a bottle of whisky beside him. I for one find it more convenient to write my first drafts with a pen, laying on a couch with maybe a glass of wine. Check out the link below to see some of the habits famous authors have. I fit right in! Every writer has her/his method. As long she or he is comfortable, I think it is excellent strategy.