Writing Machines, Part 2

Editing in Markdown Pro.

Markdown I’ve begun using Markdown to draft much of my writing. Though it doesn’t make much noise, like my typewriter does, it does cut down on the visual and digital distractions normally involved with writing on a computer. Markdown lends a simplicity that is not only aesthetically and cognitively appealing while I am writing, but… Continue reading Writing Machines, Part 2

Writing Machines

Red 1950s Royal typewriter

Around the new year, I got a typewriter. It was a birthday present from my parents. My mom became a typewriter convert several years ago. We visited Michael Ardito’s office on Staten Island, where he let me try out lots of manual typewriters, and I fell for the elegance of this red Royal. It clacks with the kind of satisfactory… Continue reading Writing Machines