Tagged: writing


A Brief Letter to the New York Times

A few 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...


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...