As far as pick holding position is concerned...Every player I've seen, be it my friends or teachers, everyone has a different way. Check out this, oops, this article from Wikipedia.
In my opinion, pick offers more precision in rhythm. To further this, I use my pinky on the guitar body for support, though I dont know - some people say it doesnt have any effect.
I did what i'm_not_neo did once, when I was performing and due to the biting (December) cold, the pick divorced my hand...couldnt stop playing, I was rhythm! So roughed it out on my thumb, and then held the chord and took the pick out of the neck-side pickup.
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