Re: "All you need is a pencil"

Subject: Re: "All you need is a pencil"
From: Romay Jean Sitze <rositze -at- NMSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 1994 09:12:22 -0700

Boy can I second Judiths comments on this! I don't expect to ever be
another Shakespeare, but the computer certainly makes writing a much more
pleasant activity.

On Thu, 10 Nov 1994, Judith Grobe Sachs wrote:

> It's quite true that Shakespeare and his quill (or Baron
> What's-His-Name, if he's really the one who wrote Shakespeare's
> works) did far better than I could ever do, but hold on a bit. I
> know I do far better composing on a computer where revisions are
> easy and where the stuff that I've got right stays right no matter
> how many times I change the paragraph before it than I ever did
> with pen and paper. I'm old enough to have started in the days
> before computers, and believe me, it got really tedious literally
> cutting and pasting paper to move stuff around! (Not to mention
> the big callus I used to have on my second finger!) :-)


> Judith Grobe Sachs (312) 996-3758, fax 996-6834
> judygs -at- uic -dot- edu Computer Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
> +** If you don't get everything you want, **+
> +** think of the things you don't get that you don't want. **+


RoMay Sitze rositze -at- nmsu -dot- edu

Practice makes perfect--or perfectly awful.
It depends on what you practice.


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