|Zola had a pretty snappy desk.|
No wires to hide either.
I’m convinced that our brains react differently to a keyboard. The sentence is typed, and we move on. Ctrl X will remove my last thought. Ctrl Y will repeat it. Practical, not artistic. No crossing out of
What I really like is a document with character. Words that are visually interesting because of the handwriting, doodles in the margins, and the odd splash of wine on the paper so we know this is a serious writer (!) The paper tells its own story.
|Victor Hugo apparently didn't |
drink while writing.
Years from now no one will find our journals and discover pressed flowers, love letters or…..(oh no…..don’t tell me love letters are being typed! Or worse…..sent by email)! Now I feel like a dinosaur. No……correction……a romantic. It's just plain wrong to write certain correspondence with a computer.
I'm getting out my pen. Maybe a glass of wine too. Yes. A good way to start the year.