The Typewriter: Nostalgia Meets Reality

The Typewriter: Nostalgia Meets Reality

Like many, I decided to start the new year with a few well-intentioned resolutions: lose that pesky ten (or more) pounds, exercise consistently, clear out the garage, declutter the closets. But the problem with this year’s resolutions was that they were exact repeats...

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How this Recipe Gal Became a Blog Writer

How this Recipe Gal Became a Blog Writer

I'm no cook. I lack the vision to simply look at the contents of my refrigerator or cupboard and immediately know what to whip up. I am a recipe gal. I need to know exactly what ingredients to use and the precise amounts, the necessary cooking technique, and the exact...

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Erasable: The Benefits of Editing in Pencil

Erasable: The Benefits of Editing in Pencil

I suspect that when most people think about editors, they envision someone brandishing a red pen, ruthlessly slashing the author’s carefully and lovingly crafted prose. I confess that I too have utilized the red pen imagery in my logo for The Meticulous Type, which...

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