Donovan Beeson: Classic Correspondent

Donovan Beeson of our beloved Letter Writers Alliance is featured today on Crane&Co.’s Post Script blog. In her inimitable fashion, Donovan’s final words are both heartfelt and a call to arms:

What do you think classic correspondence will look like in a decade or two?
It is my fervent wish and desire that it will continue to regain favor. I see more people opting to take handwriting classes and more typewriters rescued from basements, more fountain pens found discarded in drawers given new life. I think the more digital we become the more precious the tangible will be, and that people will cherish correspondence all the more for it.

Read more here.

(image is the delectable hand-engraved “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” card from Crane&Co.)

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