Thank you so much to everyone who’s been liking and following this blog. It’s nice to know this barely disguised nerdiness is finding an audience in some surprising corners of the world.
I do try to return the favour, and it was while checking out Skiye Mail’s blog [edit: now kaput] that I stumbled across the concept of InCoWriMo. How have I never heard of this? It’s totally what I’m all about!
Inaugurated by a fountain pen enthusiast called Eric Schneider and unashamedly tipping its hat to NaNoWriMo, InCoWriMo is short for International Correspondence Writing Month. Participants pledge to spend the month of February handwriting one letter a day to recipients of their choice. This came a year after a similar challenge, A Month of Letters, was launched by author Mary Robinette Kowal when she took herself offline for a month. Continue reading