Typing out a novel or even a quick email is not always the easiest on the on screen iPad keyboard. Even if it seems quick sometimes there are always a few mistakes that you have to drag your finger around to get to the right spot to edit it. This always end up taking much more time than you think it will.
If you are looking for an affordable bluetooth keyboard for your iPad or tablet check out this deal on Amazon. The keyboard has buttons specifically for the iPad but will work great on most smartphones tablets. You can get this SANOXY"bluethooth" keyboard for only $15.