Letter Writing

Okay I need some help here. I have a friend I want to get in touch with, but we haven’t spoken in a few years. She’s one of my first Internet friends. Jules said I should write a real letter rather than shooting off an email. I’m okay with sending a real letter vs. email, but is it acceptable to type a letter? I’ve always stood by my opinion of putting pen to paper is much more personal than printing out a letter, but I don’t know anymore. I am afraid if I quit putting pen to paper I’ll forget how. What do you think?

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3 thoughts on “Letter Writing

  1. Oh I definitely think that in a matter of personal relationships if you’re going to write a letter you should “write” the letter. I definitely would not type it. I’m thinking of how I would feel if I got a letter in the mail from an old friend, it would be odd and seem somehow distant if it were typed. But that’s just my opinion. šŸ™‚

  2. I agree with unbalanced.

    When writing an actual snail-mailed letter that’s intended to be personal in nature, it is always best to hand write it.

    However, in this day of electronic communication, the hand-writing of a letter has become completely and totally unnecessary… Emails are perfectly fine for communicating with friends and family — especially for contacting those that you haven’t talked to in a long time.

  3. My vote is take the pencil that you still use oh so often and let it guide you over the paper. Typed is too unpersonal.

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