Letter writing appears to be a lost art in this age of Facebook and Twitter, but my sister Mary Wu shares a bit about one of her long-time favourite hobbies that involves good old-fashioned pen and paper.
Keeping a journal was one of the best things that I’d done through secondary school. Writing is not simply about school assignments and coursework. It is a joy and can lift one’s spirits much like a cup of hot chocolate or trip to the beach.
Shakespearan prose, Charles Dickens, “War and Peace,” articles from The New Yorker, sometimes come to mind when it comes to good writing. They are markers of good literature and arguably good writing, but as with many things in life including fashion and music, the definition of what is “good” can swiftly change.