I like to write. It’s like painting my thoughts on a college-ruled canvas.
My writing has gotten me:
- College admission.
I like writing the natural way: By hand.
Brain to left hand to pen to paper.
But, one day, I heard Robert Smigel, of all people, talk in a podcast about how he switched from handwriting to typing. He said:
Writing with a pen is romantic. But, then, in the early 90’s, I made the switch to computer. It’s so much better, faster, more efficient.
So I gave it a try. I gave up my pen and notebook and just typed.
Similar to what happened to SNL in the late 90’s, the product started to suck.
Plus, writing wasn’t enjoyable anymore. One-handed art became two-handed torture.
So I’m back to writing by hand. Brain to left hand to pen to paper.
No, I can’t write as much. And I can’t write as efficiently.
But I’m writing as I’m meant to.
Writing as a lefty.