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Drabbles: Writing

English: Smith Premier Typewriter Co. of Syrac...
English: Smith Premier Typewriter Co. of Syracuse, New York – 1905 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Typewriter

Coffee, strong coffee. Sending vibrations, shockwaves, directly to her brain, which in turn set her fingers flying across the keys of her maroon Smith-Corona, each push resulting in clattering contact with the page, ink as black as the coffee against virginal paper. Five pages now. Not stopping until it was done. Another sip of coffee, more inspiration seizing hold of her. Always better to compose on a typewriter, tapping into the creative power of her literary ancestors, a direct lineage from the heroic bards of the past down to her, alone at her desk but wrapped in words, words, words.  Continue reading