February is the Month of Letters Challenge, and Do We Have a Deal for You!

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  In September 2010, author and all around goddess Mary Robinette Kowal (The Glamourist Histories, Ghost Talkers) took a month off from the internet. During her vacation, she told people that they could correspond with her by paper letter.  “It was fun,” she wrote, “so in 2011, I issued the challenge. I thought it would [….]

A Month of Letters Challenge

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So, when I took the parcel I was going to send out for the first day of the 2016 A Month of Letters Challenge to the local post office, I was the 10th or 11th person in line.  There was only one person working at the counter, and she was off in the back looking [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – In Praise of Letters

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I promise, I won’t make this a diatribe on the lack of personalization in society today, nor will I bemoan the loss of the art of letter writing, or even shed a tear at the passing of cursive writing.  That’s something my grandmother would do, and even though I loved her dearly, I don’t want [….]