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Show & Tell - Lettering

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Made By Me

Not Your Average Autograph Collection

From Victoria’s neat cursive to Rasputin’s illegible scrawl, a Morgan Library & Museum show celebrates the quirky traces left by the hands of notable historical figures. 74 more words


Snail Mail

This past week I received two letters in the mail: one from my book club friend whom I’ve mentioned here previously, and one from a woman I interviewed for… 726 more words

Watershed Moments 3.0

On handwriting

“I like the whole first and second draft feeling, and the act of making paper dirty.”*

So said Neil Gaiman about writing his novels by hand.

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A Pillar, an Axis

“Her father looked away and thought for a moment before replying. ‘She was good at remembering things,’ he said. ‘And she had nice handwriting.’
A strange way to describe someone. 80 more words


The Life Autistic: Why Handwriting Sucks

I remember taking notes for an absent classmate back in 4th grade. That was a mistake.

While I thought I was doing her a favor, it turns out that she spent more time decoding my hieroglyphic scrawl, consulting forensic experts, and soliciting translation assistance for my poorly handwritten notation. 284 more words