Tagged: writing

Statue of Liberty 2

A Brief Letter to the New York Times

Four years ago, in the early stages of the 2008 Presidential campaign, I got a Letter to the Editor published in the New York Times. It was only two sentences, lamenting that the use...

The Invention of Lower Case 3

Media and Writing Systems

I’ve noticed that writing systems are affected by the media on which they are written. This explains a lot from the shape of specific fonts to the form of entire writing systems. Let’s take...

Word Count 4

The One Year Rule

Anything worthwhile takes a year. Last month, I finished my novel. It took me a year and a half. That’s pretty quick for a novel, but it still felt like a long time. It...