But for the longer pieces, a computer is the way to go. Every time I get a new computer/iPod/iPhone, it takes me about 30 seconds to forget what life was like Without Said Apple Product. And our delicious new iMac is no exception; it is a wondrous thing. Seeing my novel on a 27" monitor is invigorating. Oh yes, there is such a thing as happiness through gadgets. And yes, I do believe one can fall a little bit in love with a gadget, too.
Friday, April 30, 2010
All Hail the V5
Perhaps the joy of writing lies not in accolades, but in the process. And that process is not limited to the creative; indeed, the implements are as important (or more so). For example, I will only write with Pentel Precise V5 pens. Once called the Precise Rolling Ball, this exceptional scribbler has been a part of my life since the 1990s. My mother brings them over to me by the box (thanks, Sam's Wholesale Club) and they last forever. My chicken scrawl appears classy and sexy with this pen. All hail the Precise V5. (And Moleskines, but that's for another post.