As most of you know, I love cards. I love designing them, I love sending them, and I especially receiving them. So when I heard about the Month of Letters Challenge via twitter, I was intrigued.
Author Mary Robinette Kowal started the Month of Letters Challenge, which begins today, as a response to “taking an internet vacation” last year. She replaced her electronic correspondence exclusively with mail correspondence and was pleased with the outcome.
Your Month of Letters assignment:
- In the month of February, mail at least one item through the post every day it runs. Write a postcard, a letter, send a picture, or a cutting from a newspaper, or a fabric swatch.
- Write back to everyone who writes to you. This can count as one of your mailed items.
I plan to do this as successfully as possible—given the fact that I have a busy graphic design business and a 6-month old baby with boundless energy. If anything, I love the fact that it has me scanning the calendar for upcoming birthdays and thinking about who else I can send a card or note to. I hope I get some cards back too!