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Charles Morrison Hand Writes Four Letters a Day, with Files of Hundreds of Writing Topic Inspirations

1 Oct

Dream of the day when your schedule yields enough time to include handwritten correspondence? We’ve just come across the amazing Charles Morrison, who devotes a few hours every morning to write (with a calligraphy pen and bottled ink) around 4 letters a day to a cycle of 106 people. He finds inspiration from hundreds of ideas he collects from his voluminous library of dictionaries. Charles has such a passion for writing that we’d simply love to shake his hand (in awe). Here’s the Creative Mornings talk on how he got started, his process, and why he enjoys it so. There are many great quotes in this lecture as well. When he said, “I love paper – I really love fine paper…” all of us here at European Paper were naturally aligned.

Check out the interview from The Seattle Times : 4,000 and counting: The handwritten letters of Shoreline’s Charles Morrison by Monica Guzman

What’s your favorite stationery to write letters on? We’d love to know!

One Response to “Charles Morrison Hand Writes Four Letters a Day, with Files of Hundreds of Writing Topic Inspirations”

  1. David L October 2, 2013 at 1:22 PM #

    I am suitably impressed. I thought writing a few pages of my story long hand a week was impressive. Now I need some friends to send letters too.

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