Simplicity wins. Every time.

After having neglected writing with pen and paper for a while, I'm once again confirmed in a basic fact of handwriting.

Simplicity wins. Every time.

By Michell Léon

I have to be honest with you, I haven't used pen and paper for a couple of months.

My work has been intense, and carving out time to do a writing session by hand, before typing it in on the computer, has been difficult.

The sacrifice

That's the problem with handwriting in the world we live in.

It adds an extra layer of production to the process, and you have to find the time for it. When you can't, you sacrifice handwriting and go straight to the keyboard.

The result isn't as deep and emotionally driven, but who cares as long as you save time?

Power of the pen

I care. Writing this newsletter by hand reminds me how powerful pen and paper is.

For every sentence I feel my entire system unloading all the emotional stress, I have been under lately.

I'm pretty sure that I wouldn't have build up quite so much of it if I had written all newsletters by hand the past eight weeks.

So once again, I'm confirmed in this basic fact,