11 thoughts on “And so it begins . . .

  1. So sweet. I have this old black heavy-as-lead typewriter and the kids love it as well. I think it’s the loud clicks of the keys along with seeing the letters smack the page that enthralls them.
    Maybe they have the right idea. Writing really feels more like beating a page with letters than the silent press of a keyboard followed by letters popping up on a computer screen.

  2. The photo is adorable, and the letter’s a keepsake!

    I still love everything about typewriters–especially rolling the paper in and the clicking of the keys. But thank God for computers. As many drafts as I’ve written of my last two books, I can’t imagine retyping the damn things that many times…

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