When you have only one or two regular pen pals and you all respond relatively quickly, it isn’t too hard to keep track of where you are in your unfolding conversation. But what happens when you start collecting many pen pal relationships, or life happens and you fall a bit behind in your responses (looks […]
I’ve heard the term “ephemera” a lot in penpal circles. “Do you like ephemera?” “Where do you find your ephemera?” “Can you send me some ephemera?” But, as with many things on the internet, I’m left scratching my head. What, exactly, IS ephemera, and how can I play with it? What is ephemera? According to
February is but a day away. Here are some tips on the art of introductions via letter and rekindling dorment exchanges from the founder of the Month of Letters, Mary Robinette Kowal. The content is primarily from 2013, LetterMo’s second year, and reposted in 2016. But good suggestions are good, no matter how much time
An article from the LetterMo archives from a presentation during the pandemic on the art of letter writing as a different form of communication during a disconnected time.
So, you’ve signed up for an account on LetterMo (or logged in for the first time since the new site went live) and filled out your profile, now what? The heart of LetterMo are the penpal connections you make, which allows you to share and view each other’s mailing addresses, as well as any profile