Coming Soon: InCoWriMo!

Each November, aspiring fiction authors plunge into an intensive month-long novel-writing sprint known as National Novel Writing Month — aka NaNoWriMo. But for those who are more inclined to write letters and cards than novels, there’s InCoWriMo — or International Correspondence Writing Month — every February. First introduced in 2013, this initiative bills itself asContinue reading “Coming Soon: InCoWriMo!”

#StationerySundays (1/3/21) – Building Stronger Ties in 2021

Illustration © Madame Treacle One of the many lessons of 2020 was that finding safe ways to meaningfully connect with others is more important than ever for our mental health, both individually and as a society. While videoconferencing platforms have been popular choices for doing so, people have also been turning to good old-fashioned snail-mail.Continue reading “#StationerySundays (1/3/21) – Building Stronger Ties in 2021”

#StationerySundays (12/13/20) – Six Resources for Managing the Holidays in 2020

Before I get to the actual “stationery” component of this “Stationery Sundays” post, I want to offer some tips that may be helpful in facing what will be a very difficult December for so many. On one hand, the holidays are infusing brightness and cheer into a largely dismal year, which in itself can beContinue reading “#StationerySundays (12/13/20) – Six Resources for Managing the Holidays in 2020”

People of Note: Nicole Elizabeth, Founder, Owner, and Greeting Card Maker, Sent-Well

Ever since childhood, greeting cards have occupied a special place in Nicole Elizabeth’s world, and in 2011, her innovative vision of how handwritten cards could connect people in new ways manifested into her successful online business, Sent-Well.  Unlike most other greeting card companies that simply sell pre-made cards for customers to fill out and post,Continue reading “People of Note: Nicole Elizabeth, Founder, Owner, and Greeting Card Maker, Sent-Well”

#StationerySundays (11/8/20) – A Perfect Time to Give Thanks

Most of us have never been presented with a holiday season like this one in our lifetimes. At a moment when we especially long to come together with those we love, that’s far less feasible to do given safety, travel, and financial concerns. This year, there is an exceptionally large number of families with membersContinue reading “#StationerySundays (11/8/20) – A Perfect Time to Give Thanks”

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