How many of you use a pen and paper to write? A handwritten journal? Post-it notes??
Yeah, I thought so. Not very many of you. I've learned in doing Prompt Group meetings for the last couple years that modern Americans don't seem to write much anymore. I suppose I shouldn't be surprised; after all, I am a Technorati of the first order, a modern-day "power user."
Yet, philosophically, I have a lot in common with Luddites. more>>
There's an old debate in writers' circles between those who compose with a keyboard and those who compose with a pen. I suppose in today's internet era it might seem like a moot point, but I figured I'd speak up for those of us Luddites out here. (Yes, well, Neo-Neo-Luddites. But I digress.) Despite the ascendancy of blogging and texting and all the mobile foufera of today's computer-literate society (say, for example, the Gentle Reader who is reading this on our blog), the pen has not given up its place in the sun just yet. more>>