They're well known among the accessibility community, as not everyone has full and dexterous use of their fingers and hands for typing, moving a mouse, or tapping a touchscreen.
Is Dragon any good for transcription? Or the time you needed to invest in training the software? It can also control your computer via voice commands. Be warned that Gboard is fast. As explained earlier, voice typing is only good to get your first draft on paper.
So we think in words, right? Languages: Dictation. Enhanced Dictation is the way to go for continuous dictating, however. It's very rough because first of all, the dictation software doesn't get it exactly right, so you have to go back and polish but also telling a story is a totally different skill than writing a story which is kind of weird.
Then, I had to train myself to dictate the entire chapter without stopping to edit typos or fix issues. Be sure to check the system requirements for the edition you want before buying. While some companies conduct tech support through customer calls, others offer helpful videos and tutorials that make solving your tech issues easier.
There are only a few commands that you use regularly, and dialog is the worst but you get into a rhythm with that. Some speech recognition engines have trouble detecting and reading foreign names and words.