These 29 People Would Love to Receive your InCoWriMo Correspondence (2015)

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Don’t let a lack of at-the-ready recipients keep you from accepting the InCoWriMo Challenge. With this list, you don’t even need a personal address book.

All of the names on this list are real, live people. I’ve spoken to each personally (trust me) and while they may not be able to respond to the flood of letters that InCoWriMo provokes, they each confess, proclaim, and affirm that they crave your correspondence.

Brian Anderson
Anderson Pens
10 East College Avenue
Suite 112A
Appleton, WI 54911
USA

Lisa Anderson
Anderson Pens
10 East College Avenue
Suite 112A
Appleton, WI 54911
USA

Azizah Asgarali
Gourmet Pens
Lage Rijndijk 39A
2315JL Leiden
The Netherlands

Bhavini (Student)
Azim Premji University
Pixel Block ‘B’, PESIT Campus
Electronics City, Hosa Road
Bangalore – 560 100
India

Richard Branson
Virgin Management
The School House
50 Brook Green
Hammersmith
London, W6 7RR
UK

Drew Brown
The Goulet Pen Company
10199 Maple Leaf Court
Ashland, VA 23005
USA

Mary-Ann Brown
Dvorakhof 63
Hoorn 1628 SZ
The Netherlands

Stephen Brown
aka SBRE Brown
Lage Rijndijk 39A
2315JL Leiden
The Netherlands

Heath Cates
Pen Paper Ink Letter
P. O. Box 3721
Auburn, AL 36831
USA

Ellen DeGeneres
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
PO Box 7788
Burbank, CA 91522
USA

Pedro Estudillo
Oud-Strijdersstraat 40
3020 Herent
Belgium

His Holiness, Pope Francis
Apostolic Palace
00120 Vatican City

Bill Gates
1835 73rd Ave. NE
Medina, WA 98039
USA

Mike Giannattasio
President and CEO, Montblanc North America
460 Mountain Avenue
New Providence, NJ 07974
USA

Brian Gray
Edison Pen Company
PO Box 138
Milan, OH 44846
USA

His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Thekchen Choeling Complex
Temple Road
P.O. Mcleodganj
Dharamsala
Himachal Pradesh (H.P.) 176219
India

George Lucas
Lucasfilm Entertainment Company, Ltd.
1110 Gorgas Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129-1406
USA

Larry Page
CEO, Google Inc.
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
USA

Pelé
Pelé Comércio Empreendimentos Participações Ltda
Rua Riachuelo, 121, 3ºandar
11010-021, Santos, São Paulo
Brazil

Cristiano Ronaldo Dos Santos Aveiro
Real Madrid C.F.
Avenida de Concha Espina, 1
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
28036 Madrid
Spain

Eric Schneider
InCoWriMo
7902 Camino Cielo
Highland, CA 92346
USA

Jennie Sisler
34 River Road #113
Sunderland MA 01375
USA

Stacie Stanton
Editor & Publisher, Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
1040 Belvédère, Suite 218
Quebec City, QC, G1S 3G3
Canada

Jon Stewart
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
733 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
USA

Ira Stone
700 Commodore Court #2750
Philadelphia, PA 19146
USA

Nakata Toshiya
President, Nakaya
2-5-16, Iwahara – Building 2F
Taito-ku, Tokyo
Japan

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Hayden Planetarium & Department of Astrophysics
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, New York 10024
USA

Susan Wirth
Functional Writing Instruments
5300 West Garfield Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53208
USA

Sherah Yap
Woodlands Street 82
Block 850
#04-225
Singapore 730850

If your name is not on the above list but you would also love to receive InCoWriMo 2015 correspondence, feel free to use the comment section below to add your name and mailing address (for all the world to see).

 


  • Carl

    Ok I will be the first to throw my hat in the ring

    Last years challenge was to fill my mailbox – er nothing even close last year – this year?

    Carl Wood
    672 Maple Valley Road
    Coventry, RI 02816

    • Bert Carson

      Carl,
      I’m sending you a letter tomorrow – consider it a mailbox primer.
      Bert

      • Merri McElderry

        Me too, –merri

    • William Milling

      Will try to help you fill it up, yours will be one of the first one out.

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      I’ll pitch in!

    • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

      On its way prior to the storm……

  • Suzette Alice Kempf

    I will be the next to volunteer as tribute :)

    Suzette Alice Kempf
    1313 Mill Creek Road
    Bloomington, IL 61704

    • Katie

      Writing to you! Love your Hunger Games reference~

    • Ruth Simon

      Your letter arrived in yesterday’s mail. I’ll get my reply in the mail tomorrow morning!

      Ruth

  • Skiye Davis Todd

    I am looking forward to participating. This will be my first year.
    I love learning about other people, religions, cultures, traditions, etc.
    Would love pen pals!

    Skiye Davis Todd
    1008 S. East Street
    Bloomington, IL 61701

    • patricia nadler

      Good Morning,you are on my list:)

      • Skiye Davis Todd

        Thank you! I added you to mine also! Love your blog! :)

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      On my list :)

  • patricia nadler

    My 3rd year for this extraodinary event…oh so rewarding.New address for me this year;you can view my blog at
    handinfriendship.com
    Please…don’t be shy!
    Patricia Landon
    702 Monaco O
    Delray Beach FLORIDA 33446
    USA

  • Bert Carson

    Last year I found InCoWriMo halfway though the month. I managed to catch up but I have to admit it will be nice to start at the beginning.
    Don’t wait until February – Write now… I will answer all mail – count on it –

    Bert Carson
    2304 Bide A Wee Drive NE
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    U.S.A.

    http://www.bert-blogging.com

    • Merri McElderry

      Thank you, Bert, for the lovely envelope in the box today!!!! SUNSHINE in the darkness, Letter on way back–Merri

    • Amitoj Singh

      Hey Bert. I just received your letter. I will write and post my reply to you next week! Yours was the first InCoWriMo letter I received, and I’m just sitting here, reading it again and again. Thank you! :)

      • Bert Carson

        The pleasure is all mine Amitoj. I’m looking forward to your letter.

  • Christina Carson

    Watching the great fun and fascinating people my husband met last year, I am in for this year. I love letter writing and look forward to meeting new people and hearing about their lives.

    Christina Carson
    2304 Bide A Wee Drive NE
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    U.S.A.

    http://www.christinacarson-blogging.blogspot.com

    • patricia nadler

      oh..Berts’ wife…hi !!!!!!
      recognized the bide a wee:)
      if you have room,i’d reply to you as well!

    • Winnie Dolderer

      I enjoyed your letter, Christina. I posted one your way on Saturday! Happy InCoWriMo!

  • Tim

    Lets give this a go.
    Tim Bennett
    Laan op Zuid 172
    3071AA Rotterdam
    The Netherlands

    • Christina Carson

      Tim, be watching for a letter from me.
      C

    • patricia nadler

      What a wonderful surprise! will reply soon.Love the feel of TOMOE RIVER
      .Which pen and ink did you use?
      patricia landon

  • William Milling

    Woohooo! Year three:

    Bill Milling
    4066 Braeswood Dr. Apt 11
    Huntsville, AL 35802
    U.S.A.

    • Bert Carson

      Bill,
      I’ve already recommended you to Carl Wood (1st to add his name to the list).
      Have a great InCoWriMo –
      Bert

    • patricia nadler

      Do you have wings? I think you are an angel…such kind words…unsolicited:)
      Bert did suggest I try to fit you in…I will respond,it will be special…so watch your mail box.

      • William Milling

        I do not have wings, they are over priced, too spicy, and do not have enough meat on them. I do have good intentions and flat feet though, is that close enough?

        • patricia nadler

          Sure thing!

  • http://penpaperinkletter.com/ Pen Paper Ink Letter

    I’m elated to be included but the address has changed.

    Heath Cates
    Pen Paper Ink Letter
    P. O. Box 3721
    Auburn, AL 36831

    Thanks!

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      You have been added to my list Heath 😀

  • Margaret Gibbs

    I would love to get some mail! This is my first year, I’m quite excited. I love penpals and getting mail all times of the year, so bring it on!

    Margaret Gibbs
    94C Pinehurst Lane
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    United States

    • Christina Carson

      Morning Margaret,
      You’ll be getting a letter very soon. The name Pawleys Island is most intriguing. You’ll have to tell me all about it.
      C

    • Katie

      I’m adding you to my list~ Please expect a letter soon~

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Sent a letter your way, Margaret!

  • Joanne McCabe

    I didn’t hear of Incowrimo until late February last year. I have decided to give it a try this year (looking for ongoing pals, also), and have already sent out a couple of January letters as “test balloons.”

    Joanne McCabe
    9965 208th St W
    Lakeville, Minnesota
    55044-8815
    USA

    • Merri McElderry

      LOVED MY BEAUTIFUL LETTER from you. Yours is on the way!! Merri

    • patricia nadler

      Received lovely letter,will reply as soon as i can!

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      You’re on my list :)

  • Gary L Smith

    I’m game. This should be interesting and challenging at the same time. While I write more than your average bear I’ve never attempted to write a letter per day for a whole month even if it’s the shortest month of the year.

    Gary Smith
    RR 1 Box 5325
    Porum, OK 74455-9601
    United States of America

    • Joanne McCabe

      In the vein of Bert (5th to add his name to the list) recommending Bill to Carl, I’ll give a general plug for Gary.

      I was fortunate to run across Gary in another pen pal forum, and, multiple correspondences later, I can say that any time there is a Gary letter in the mailbox, it’s a great day, since he is, so often, insightfully entertaining and wry (In-Co-WRY-Mo?).

      If you’re ever unsure who to pick, Gary’d be a great go-to.

      • Bert Carson

        Joanne,
        I’ll write Gary on your recommendation and I’ll write you because you recommended him. The list fillith up.

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      With such a recommendation, how can I not add you to my list!

      • Gary L Smith

        Looking forward to your letter. I’m so far down here on the list I didn’t realize someone had replied :)

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Received your most interesting letter today. I shall respond in a few days.

      • Gary L Smith

        Looking forward to hearing from you. It’s good to know that not all my
        letters have frightened their recipients into the witness protection plan.
        Some I’ve sent have been a bit more off-the-wall than others though :)

        • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

          Letter on its way. I’m hoping the pigeon can fly through the snow. 71 inches and another 12 coming on Sunday!

          • Gary L Smith

            Your letter arrived safely this morning. Luckily, due to Incowrimo and nine outgoing letters, I had chipped away the inch of ice encasing the door to my mailbox before the postman came. Never think there isn’t anything worse than a Nor’easter as a a good coating of ice can be a royal pain and extremely dangerous. All gone now but the memories after plenty of sun and a high in the mid fifties this afternoon.

  • Merri McElderry

    This sounds like fun! I am eager to begin writing on a cold Minnesota night.

    • patricia nadler

      address so I can write you…please.

      • Merri McElderry

        I am writing you next, Patricia. Thank you, Merri

        • patricia nadler

          patricia landon
          702 monaco o
          delray beach fl 33446

      • Merri McElderry

        Patricia, did you get my address? 316 North Fifth Avenue, Virginia Minnesota and now I need yours. Merri

    • writerjinx

      Hi Merri! I loved your letter (received it last month), but I wanted to check and make sure you got the reply! I mailed it out, then had a moment of panic thinking I wrote the address wrong. I hope you got it!

  • Mark

    If you want to write to someone from Wales, the home of Dr.Who, Tom Jones, Drizzle and lots of Castles then :- Mark Perrins, 179 Hill Rise, Cardiff CF23 6UN, Wales, UK.

    • Merri McElderry

      316 North fifth Avenue
      Virginia, Mn 55792

    • Merri McElderry

      I do thanks, Merri. Willow House 316 North Fifth Avenue , Virginia, Minnesota 55792

      • Mark

        Diolch sydd yn wych! (Google it)

        • Merri McElderry

          As they say in Minnesota, YA YOU BETCHA!!! and THANK YOU! Merri

        • Merri McElderry

          THANK YOU MARK..I just googled that and YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY TOO….–Merri

        • Merri McElderry
    • writerjinx

      You’ll definitely be getting a letter from me!

      • Mark

        Looking forward to it.

    • Dror Zellner

      Ohhh i’ll write you for sure!

    • Joanne McCabe

      It may be easy (being way down here, in the far, nether reaches of the list) to feel forgotten about at this point in the game, but rest assured that my computer has a “scroller” — and I still know how to use it.

      (i.e., you’ve been added) : )

      Joanne (another bottom-lister)

    • Neville Smith

      Hello Mark. Through some detective work (well Ctrl F) I worked out my first ever Incowrimo letter was from you. Thank you very much. Cool InCoWriMO stamp BTW. I am sorry to tell you though I am unable to read it, see attached. Mate, you weren’t kidding about that drizzle! Still very grateful for your letter, and expect a response in bulletproof ink.

      • Mark

        I will write again using the Diamine Registrars ink that I used for the address!

    • patricia nadler

      mark.just rec’d your letter today march 25th,reply out soon! Florida is not swamped yet.

  • Ashley Samantaraya

    This is my first InCoWriMo, so if you want to learn about how awesome igloos, maple syrup, and hockey are then write me!
    Ashley Samantaraya
    #201, 2413-17th Street SW
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    T2T 4M9

    • Merri McElderry

      YES I WILL…interested in HOCKEY do you play Merri McElderry 316 North Fifth Avenue, Virginia Mn 55792 If you do what position…a friend of mine is hockey goalie here in the highschool and would you consider writing to him? He is fifteen and would love it. Thanks Merri

  • http://theintrovertsguidetolife.tumblr.com Josur Gonzalez

    This is the first time I see this but it seems like loads of fun (:

    Josue Gonzalez
    15733 Leahy Ave
    Bellflower, CA
    90706

  • Nemanja

    If someone is willing to write to Serbia this is my address, ti is is my first InCoWriMo:

    Nemanja Josipovic
    Spanish boraca 54/10
    11070 Novi Beograd
    Serbia

    • Laurie

      I will be sending you a letter soon.

      • Nemanja

        Thank you, I will send a letter to you too.

    • patricia nadler

      something coming your way:)

  • Laurie

    How delightful.

    Laurie Oberg
    PO Box 522017
    Salt Lake City, UT 84152
    USA

  • Holly

    I found out about InCoWriMo a bit late last year. Excited to join in this year!
    Holly Harrison
    1 Fields Court
    Olney
    Buckinghamshire
    MK46 4DE
    England

    • Christina Carson

      I sent you a letter a bit early – couldn’t wait. It should be there soon.

    • Winnie Dolderer

      I sent a letter your way this weekend, Holly!

    • patricia nadler

      rec’d your letter! awesome cancel on great stamps as well!!!

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Holly: Got your lovely letter. The card is so cool. If you like concrete, you would love NYC as it is the concrete jungle!

  • Brent Acuff

    Count me in again.

    Brent Acuff
    1003 Forest Trail
    Cedar Park, TX 78613

  • Jennifer Burroughs

    i would love to join
    Jennifer Helton
    P.O. Box 3098
    Galveston, Tx 77552

    • Christina Carson

      You are on my list for a letter to be sent 2/11. Delighted to be writing to you.

      • Jennifer Burroughs

        thank you, when i receive the letter i will be writing back. this as been so much fun

  • Gary Brown

    Happy to join in again…
    Gary Brown (aka foolwithapen)
    44Headlands Drive
    Hillcrest
    Whitehaven
    Cumbria
    CA28 6SR
    UK

    • Christina Carson

      One’s heading at you, Gary. Maybe even arrived already. I got antsy and started a tad early.

  • EskimoJill

    I’m brand new to InCoWriMo, but it’s right up my alley. I’m excited to participate!

    Crystal Bollinger
    RR 1 Box 105C
    Hardesty, OK 73944
    USA

    • Gary L Smith

      Yay! I’m not the Lone Okie anymore. Of course you’re so far away up there in the panhandle I’m practically still alone :) Adding you to my list.

      • EskimoJill

        True that! Adding you to my list from the Texas panhandle’s hat. :)

  • matthew streeter

    sounds super fun.
    first time doing anything like this.
    10202 challenger 7 dr. #519
    Houston Tx 77029
    Matthew Streeter

  • Roderick Geis

    My fountain pen and I will be participating this year.
    Roderick Geis
    46102 Toy Court
    Temecula, CA 92592
    USA

    • Kris Welborn-Virus

      My fountain pen and I will add you to our list. :)

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      No fountain pen, but I’ll send you some of my photography!

      • Ashley Shell

        Genevieve, I too share the passion oh photography! Maybe we can share photos and letters! I would love to write to you! My address is:

        Ashley Shell
        3356 Blanchard Cutoff Road
        Blanchard, ID 83804
        United States

        what is your address and interests? I am into photography, pens and journals, writing and being outdoors!

        • Geneviève Arseneau

          Hi Ashley! I’ll add you to my list! You can send to me at:
          2-A12 Woodview Way
          Hopkinton, MA, 01748

          My main interest is photography, my maltese dogs, living in a new city/country (recently moved here from Canada), and travelling!! Happy writing :)

        • Geneviève Arseneau

          Hi Ashley! Sorry I’m just seeing this message now :( I will write you a letter and you can reply :)

  • Kathie Middlemiss

    I would LOVE to be a part of this!
    Kathie Middlemiss
    204 Massachusetts Avenue
    Providence, RI 02905

    • Katie

      Writing to you!

  • http://silverbreeze.me Tom Suchecki

    Some of the people on this list already have my address. But for anyone who wants to send me anything and get at least one reply back. Spam my mail box… That scares me that I used that as a verb.

    Tom Suchecki
    1611 Washington Blvd #5
    Stamford CT 06902-2423
    USA

  • Jonathan Mendoza

    I’m really excited to join this. I’ll write back to all the letters I receive!

    Jonathan Mendoza
    709 Crescent Drive #1134
    Arlington, TX 76006
    USA

  • Jeremy Ng

    This is my first time joining! Soon there will be a flurry of postcards, notecards, letters and aerogrammes to all corners of the world!
    Jeremy Ng

    Unit 2, 35 Farrant Street
    Prospect
    South Australia 5082
    Australia.

    • Sanchana Krishnan

      Hey Jeremy! You can expect word from me 😀
      I’m Sanchana Krishnan
      @ Campus Diaries (work address)
      #616, 6th B Cross, 4th B Main
      OMBR Layout, Kasturinagar
      Banaswadi – Near Chaya Super Specialty Hospital
      Bangalore, 560078
      Karnataka, India

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      You have been added to my list 😀

      • Bert Carson

        Charlie,
        I’m wondering if you peeked at my list. This is getting a little spooky. Anyway, Jeremy I sent you what I call a “pre-unofficial-InCoWriMo letter” on the 28th. It should be there in another four or five days.
        Bert

        • Charlie Lame Deer

          Nope, I haven’t been peeking. It’s the way things happen sometimes :) I’m looking forward to it. I have a stack of letters now waiting for my trip to town. This is an awesome project.

          • Bert Carson

            You’re right, this is an awesome project. And I knew you hadn’t been peeking. We probably think a lot alike, so its natural we’d pick some of the same people to hook up with via letter. I’m looking forward to our conversations.

        • Charlie Lame Deer

          If what I am thinking is correct, you’re right about the spooky part, but it’s not a bad spooky, it something that happens at Hattie’s Castle in Mentone, where the Gourdies walk about at night. 😉

          • Bert Carson

            Charlie, NOW this is getting spooky. I say that because lived in Mentone for over fifteen years and have danced with Gourdies at Hattie’s Castle – ask Sharon, she’ll tell you. I’m really looking forward to our correspondence – I can hardly wait until Friday – but I’ll do it somehow.

          • Charlie Lame Deer

            Just relax, make a nice tea and pretend that it has a fizz like one of Leann’s Cabin Coolers :) It’s going to be an awesome journey….

          • Bert Carson

            And so it is…

    • ♔Sarah K

      You are on my list! First time as well :)

    • Chris Kahana

      You’re on my list, Jeremy!

      Think you can send a Wallaby or Kangaroo in return? Hehehehe!

    • David Bjornstad

      Letter incoming, Jeremy 😀

  • Tania D.

    Aloha. My stationery and stamps are ready. I promise to reply!
    Tania D.
    PO Box 514
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    USA 96814

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      You’re on my list!

      • Tania D.

        I’m looking forward to it and will definitely send a response. I’m also a Canadian living in the US. Funny that!

      • Tania D.

        Thank you! I’m looking forward to it.

    • Chandrakant Mahajan

      Added to my list 😀

      • Tania D.

        Exciting! I will most definitely reply.

    • Victoria Ballard

      Through snowbanks looming over my head, I made it to the post office today to send you a letter written during the storm!

      • Tania D.

        Thank you, Victoria. I look forward to receiving your letter and will reply promptly and fully.

  • MitzyG

    I am so in. Also, I only have 25 people on my list, so if you want me to add you, let me know. I will answer any letters I receive, also.

    Mitzy Carter
    431 N 37th Street
    Springfield, Oregon 97478
    USA

    • lcadilson

      Already got the 28 ones? :)

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      You’re on my list :)

    • Luis Gonzaga

      Hi Mitzy, if you need an extra one, you can mail me. Look my address above. Thank you.

  • Sharon S

    So happy to receive your mail! Love the whole idea of this!
    Sharon Searles
    PO Box 529
    Novato CA 94947
    USA

    • Tania D.

      Thank you for the beautiful postal surprise. Reply will be in the post on Monday.

      • Sharon S

        Thank you Tania! I am looking forward to it!

    • Angela G

      Sharon your letter to my husband Roderick was the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. It was a delight to get the mail and see that!

      • Sharon S

        Thank you Angela! I am delighted that you enjoyed it! I enjoy writing!

    • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

      COming your way

  • lcadilson

    Hi! Just putting my address on the list. I am a frequent letter writer and this is the first time I try InCoWriMo. I have some pen pals in USA and in Europe. I keep for over a year a week writing routine with a great pen pal in Alaska and I’m also a fountain pen addict. All letters I get will get a response too :)

    Adilson Carvalho
    Rua João Batista Trentin 922 ap 12
    82620-045 Curitiba Pr
    BRASIL

    • http://www.raibtoffoletto.com/ Raí Biason Toffoletto

      Ei Adilson, bom ver que há outros Brasileiros se juntando aqui, espere receber algo em português de mim no próximo mês! =)

      • lcadilson

        Putz que massa cara. Eu morro de inveja dos americanos de como eles além do mundo também tem um forte movimento de pen pals domésticos. Eu já procurei bastante e nunca consegui um por aqui. Tenha certeza que vais receber resposta 😀

    • Krista Hart

      Hi, Adilson. I’ll add you to my list. =) I’ve not done a lot of writing in the past and don’t know what I’m doing, but it seems like great fun!

      Lex Villa 302

      Yongmun-dong 38-257

      Seoul-Shi, Yongsan-gu

      South Korea

      • lcadilson

        Thanks Krista. You may keep an eye on your mailbox too 😉 Unfortunately the Brazilian post office is not that fast so probably it wont make it within February but it will be on its way.

        • Luis Gonzaga

          Hi Adilson and Krista. You can count with a postcard from Portugal. I would love to receive letters or postcards from around the world. My address is
          Luis Gonzaga
          Rua Virginia Vitorino, 17 – 3 Dto
          1600-782 Lisboa
          Portugal

          • lcadilson

            Que bacana, Luiz. Pode ficar de olho na sua caixa de correio também :)

          • Christina Carson

            Luis, you are on my list for a Valentine’s Day letter. My favorite holiday. “Talk” to you soon.

          • Luis Gonzaga

            Hi Christina, what an honor!!! Long time I do not receive any Valentine’s Day letter. You are on my list too.

    • Chandrakant Mahajan

      Added to my list.. 😀

      • lcadilson

        great :) looking forward your letter

    • Sara R. Rice

      I just sent you a letter.

      • lcadilson

        That’s great. Thank you. You’ll get a reply for sure.

      • lcadilson

        Great news. You’ll get a reply for sure :)

      • lcadilson

        I got a letter today. Can you guess who sent it? 😀

    • Rohan Sinha

      I’ll send one to you too! It’s my first time in this activity as well.
      I love fountain pens as well. biggest hurdle is being cash-strapped as a student 9closely followed by weird export/import laws)

      More than half way past the month, but better late than never.

      -Rohan Sinha
      Flat#02, Sharmishtha-1
      Senapati Bapat Road,
      (Near Model Colony)
      429/A – Shivaji Nagar
      Pune – 411016
      Maharashtra,
      India

      • lcadilson

        That’s great

      • lcadilson

        That’s true :) As soon as I get it you’ll get a reply for sure

      • Gloria Sanga

        added to my list!

    • Gloria Sanga

      added to my list!:)

      • lcadilson

        That’s great! o/ You’ll get a reply for sure! 😀

    • patricia nadler

      Thank-you….just rec’d your letter today march 25
      you dated letter feb 4. postmarked feb 9…that’s a long time,glad it finally made it.reply out to you soon.

      • lcadilson

        good to now :)

    • Joanne McCabe

      Adilson:

      I received two surprise letters today from Brazil. Yours was one. Even though it’s April, I’m still writing. I’ll get a reply off to you soon.

      • lcadilson

        Once upon a time the Brazilian Post Office was fast :)

        Hope you enjoy it and I’ll look forward your reply 😀

    • Joanne McCabe

      My reply is a bit late, but one will be on your way tomorrow.

      • lcadilson

        Great to know. Thank you for writing 😀

  • Amitoj Singh

    I’d love to be a part of this – the entire concept is brilliant and really excites me!

    Amitoj Singh
    A-18, Amar Heights
    8 Aundh Road
    Khadki, Pune 411020

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      Sat Nam most definitely :)

      • Amitoj Singh

        I look forward to your letter, Charlie :)

        • Charlie Lame Deer

          It has been written and will begin its journey to you this week. _/_

          • Amitoj Singh

            Can’t wait to read and reply! ^_^

          • Amitoj Singh

            Hello Charlie! I received your letter on the 19th of February! Will send a reply in a day! Thank you for writing to me :)

    • Zaida Gonzalez

      Hi, Amitoj! You’ll receive my letter in a few days :-)

      • Amitoj Singh

        Hi Zaida! Can’t wait to read it and reply back! 😀

    • http://danielascheele.com Daniela Scheele

      There will be a letter coming your way from Germany this month :-)

      • Amitoj Singh

        I eagerly await your letter Daniela! :)

      • Amitoj Singh

        Hallo Daniela! I received your letter on the 22nd, and will send a reply in a day. Thank you for writing to me ^_^

    • Christina Carson

      Amitoj, you just received a letter from my husband, Bert Carson,and on February 15 I’ll be sending a letter. The Carson family will be like your new neighbor.

      • Amitoj Singh

        Hi Christina. Yes, Bert’s letter was the first letter I received as part of InCoWriMo2015. I eagerly await your letter. Having the Carson family as my new neighbors will be absolutely delightful. Cheers xx :)

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      I’m sending you a letter on February 5.

      • Amitoj Singh

        I’m eagerly waiting for your letter, Richard! I will send a prompt reply! :)

        • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

          Mailing it today (Thursday, Feb 5). Tell me when you receive it. I’m curious to see how long it will take to get to you.

          • Amitoj Singh

            Sure! Where are you mailing it from?

          • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

            Dedham, Massachusetts, USA.

          • Amitoj Singh

            Aha, okay. I’ll let you know when I receive it! 😀

          • Amitoj Singh

            Hiya Richard! I received your letter on the 20th, and opened it today as I returned from a long-needed holiday. Sending my reply soon. Do let me know when you receive it!

            Cheerio :)

    • Jennifer Jones

      Oh Amitoj! I had the good fortune to be in your amazing country last year and I would love to exchange letters with you. Sorry, I did not make it to Pune.Next time 😉

      • Amitoj Singh

        Hey Jennifer! I look forward to your letter! And yes, next time you come to India, do visit Pune.. :)

    • Bert Carson

      Amitoj,
      I received your letter today. Will get my reply in the mail tomorrow.
      Bert

      • Amitoj Singh

        Hey Bert!
        terribly sorry for the late reply, but I’m glad you received it! Can’t wait for your reply! 😀

  • Sanchana Krishnan

    Me Me Me Me! This is one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen. I will write back to you!

    Sanchana Krishnan
    A103, Adarsh Nivas Apartments
    Kanakpura Main Road, JP Nagar 6th Phase
    Bangalore – 560078
    Karnataka, India

    • Krista Hart

      Hi, Sanchana! I’ll add you to my list.

      Krista Hart
      Lex Villa 302

      Yongmun-dong 38-257

      Seoul-Shi, Yongsan-gu

      South Korea

      • Sanchana Krishnan

        I have added you, too! :)

        • Krista Hart

          Sanchana, I received your letter! I’ve sent one back to you this morning with my first bunch of letters. =) It was nice to hear from you!

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      I’m mailing you a letter on February 6.

      • Sanchana Krishnan

        I am so excited! Will be writing back! :)

  • Chandrakant Mahajan

    Namaste, Hello, Hallo!
    This is amazing. Would love to make some pen pals. I promise to reply.

    Chandrakant Mahajan
    Fl-15, Bldg 6/D2,
    SIddharth Nagar, Ph1,
    Aundh, Pune – 411007
    Maharashtra, India

    • Paartho Kar

      You are going to get some letters from me!

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      Namaste _/_ pranaam You’ll be receiving a letter from Olive Hill, Kentucky 😀

      • Chandrakant Mahajan

        yoohoo..can’t wait for it.. 😀

    • ♔Sarah K

      Namaste! I will be writing to you!

      • Chandrakant Mahajan

        I will be writing to you too 😀
        Looking forward to your letter..:D

    • Christina Carson

      I have sent you a letter Chandrakant already. I started a bit early so hopefully it will be there soon.

      • Chandrakant Mahajan

        thank you…looking forward to it.. can’t wait to read and reply…yipeee 😀

      • Chandrakant Mahajan

        Hey Christina,
        Got your letter and it’s awesomeee. I am so excited and happy. Nothing beats the joy of getting a letter from across the world. Will be posting your letter tomorrow, hope you receive it soon. 😀 😀

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      I’ll be sending you a letter on February 18.

      • Chandrakant Mahajan

        Can’t wait to read it…will definitely reply. 😀

  • Charles DeCurtis

    Count me in.
    Charles DeCurtis
    3755 Old College Way
    Marietta, GA 30062

  • Heather Martin-Murdoch

    I’d love to receive some letters!

    Heather Martin-Murdoch
    4908 S Ferdinand St
    Seattle, WA 98118

    • Rose Gabriel

      Got’ya!

  • Ann

    I’m in again this year.
    AnnMarie Trumpinski
    2204 Rainbow Vw.
    Urbana, IL 61802-5622

    • Tania D.

      Mahalo, Ann for your letter. Proper response in the mail soon.

    • oliviarrow

      Thank you for the letter, such a nice surprise. I’m writing you back this morning.

  • Paartho Kar

    I would love to receive some letters.I’m in!!

    Partho Kar

    Mahamaya Bhavan,

    Dnyandeep Colony,Chinchwade Nagar,

    Chinchwad, Pune-411033

    Maharashtra India.

  • Christina Stiefel

    I absolutely love this. :)
    Christina Stiefel
    PO Box 107
    Browsboro, AL 35741
    USA

    • lcadilson

      just added you :)

      • Christina Stiefel

        :) :) Thank you, Icadilson.

      • Christina Stiefel

        Thank you. :)

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      I lived in Gadsden for 30 years. This is my first hearing of Browsboro. I’ve added you to my list 😀

      • Christina Stiefel

        Wonderful! Thank you, Charlie.

    • Bert Carson

      Christina,
      I’m sending my #3 letter to you tomorrow. BTW, Charlie is in line to get my #5 Friday.
      Our world is getting smaller and smaller as we all connect.
      Bert

      • Christina Stiefel

        Bert, thank you so much. I look forward to you letter. I’m glad you picked me out of the lineup.

        • Bert Carson

          Christina, the letter is even now on the way across the mountain.

          • Christina Stiefel

            Wonderful!

  • Victoria Ballard

    I have four large boxes filled with stationery to use, so send me your letters and I will reply! :)

    Victoria Ballard
    P.O. Box 53019
    Medford, MA 02153
    USA

  • reneesiu

    ME! :) I’ll definitely send something back :)

    Renée Siu
    79 Dieppe Place
    Vancouver, BC V5M 4A3
    Canada

    • Gloria Sanga

      I’ve just added you to my list Renée:)

  • Neville Smith

    G’day from Australia! Would love to hear from you. I may regret it, but I promise to reply to every letter!
    Neville Smith
    40 Sheffield Road
    WELSHPOOL
    Western Australia
    6106
    Cheers

    • Christina Carson

      You’re on my list Neville. Will be writing to you on 2/9. Love to hear about our part of the world.

      • Neville Smith

        Fantastic, thank you!

    • Victoria Ballard

      February 11 + time it takes for mail to reach Western Australia from Eastern America = when you will receive a letter!

  • Amie

    I’d love to join in again this year. I’ve already stocked up on stamps and stationery :)
    Amie Kreger
    353 Benjamin
    Romeo, MI 48065

    • Kris Welborn-Virus

      Adding you to my list!

      • Amie

        I will do the same. Thank you

    • Katie

      Adding you! Please look forward to it!

    • Tania D.

      Thank you for your letter, Amie! Response will be in the mail soon.

      • Amie

        Looking forward to it! :)

    • Victoria Ballard

      I was happy to receive your letter this week in between blizzards! During the next break in snow, its reply will be posted! :)

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Enjoyed your letter, Amie! I sent one your way! Happy InCoWriMo!

  • Winnie Dolderer

    I would love to hear from you. Looking forward to the February writing fun!
    Winnie Dolderer
    1531 Baldwin Blvd
    Bay Shore, NY 11706
    USA

    • Christina Carson

      Hi Winnie. I’ll be writing to you on the 10th. Looking forward to “talking” with you.

  • Hendy R

    Answer guranteed 😉

    Hendrik Rusche
    Kindlebildstraße 7a
    78467 Konstanz
    Germany

    • Christina Carson

      You are on my list Hendy. The letter will go out to you Feb. 8. Looking forward to our exchange.

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Sending you a letter on February 13.

  • Aayush Maurya

    I am ready to reply back …. Here is my address
    C/o Maurya Pustak Bhawan, Gole Bazar, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh,India
    Pin code -: 495001

  • Maya

    This is my first time doing InCoWriMo and I am really looking forward to it! I love writing letters, stamps and using fountain pens!

    Maya Honeycutt
    P.O. Box 8245
    Charlottesville, VA 22906
    USA

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      I’ll send you a note during week 2 :)

  • Rose Gabriel

    If you feel called to write to me, consider this:
    We thrive on positive connections, we are social sentient beings who love stories.
    Tell me a story you would like to be remembered by.
    My replies might be slightly unconventional.

    Rose Gabriel
    POB 448
    Puunene, Hawaii, 96784

    • Krista Hart

      Rose, I love your call to write! I will definitely be writing to you. =)

      Lex Villa 302

      Yongmun-dong 38-257

      Seoul-Shi, Yongsan-gu

      South Korea

      Should you like to write in return!

    • Guest

      Rose, I would love to write for you!

      I’m Sanchana Krishnan
      @ Campus Diaries (work address)
      #616, 6th B Cross, 4th B Main
      OMBR Layout, Kasturinagar
      Banaswadi – Near Chaya Super Specialty Hospital
      Bangalore, 560078
      Karnataka, India

    • Sanchana Krishnan

      Rose, I would love to write to you!

      I’m Sanchana Krishnan
      @ Campus Diaries (work address)
      #616, 6th B Cross, 4th B Main
      OMBR Layout, Kasturinagar
      Banaswadi – Near Chaya Super Specialty Hospital
      Bangalore, 560078
      Karnataka, India

    • Geneviève Arseneau

      I’m writing to you on day 1. What a positive call to write!!

    • ♔Sarah K

      You will be on my list, Rose! :)

    • Katie

      I will add you to my list of people to write!
      I think this is really powerful, collecting stories to live on and give hope.

      • Rose Gabriel

        Dear Katie, thank you for your letter, your story has touched my heart.

    • Chris Kahana

      You’re definitely on my list, Rose.

      Thank you for this, for offering to collect so many people’s stories.

    • Chandrakant Mahajan

      Definitely writing to you.. 😀

    • Quynh

      Best part of your comment is admitting that “my replies might be slightly unconventional”. took the words right out of my mouth!

    • Rose Gabriel

      Oh, my dear unknown friends, thank you for reaching out! Here are some of the first letter birds to leave the nest and migrate toward the land of friendship.

    • patricia nadler

      hope one of those birds fly to me.
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach fl 33446 usa
      handinfriendship.com

    • Jasamine Lee

      Greetings from Singapore. I am definitely writing to you. Keep a look out for it!

      Jasamine Lee
      Ang Mo Kio Blk 571 #07-3273 Ave 3 Singapore 560571

    • Rose Gabriel

      Dear Heather, Kyle, Marti, Paul, Genevieve, Sharon, Mimi, Wendy, Doug and Katie, thank you so very much for your correspondence. I feel honored to receive your stories and will respond in time (“bambai”, as we say here in Hawaii). Aloha, Rose

      • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

        I’ll see your sunset and raise you a blizzard.

        • patricia nadler

          weather poker-HA-HA!!!!!

        • Rose Gabriel

          Blizzard dutifully received. Now the island of Maui features snow on top of Halekala. How did you pull that one off?

          • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

            Write me a letter and I’ll tell you 😉

    • Rose Gabriel

      Thank you, Gracias, Mahalo, Danke, Merci for all the lovely mail. It may take me a while, but I will reply, give me a year! No rushing such a good thing.

    • Marylynne Stevens Middelkoop

      I’d like to write to you Rose. Not long ago I was beginning to wonder if handwritten notes were going to be a thing of the past with so many (including me) liking the immediacy of email. Technology has its place; without it, I would never have learned there was this thing called InCoWriMo or found this community of fellow snail-mail lovers. But really, is there any happier thing than finding a handwritten letter in among the bills and flyers? NOPE!

    • Marylynne Stevens Middelkoop

      Forgot to give you my address, should you feel so inclined…
      Marylynne Middelkoop
      P.O. Box 209
      Heart’s Content, NL
      A0B 1Z0
      Canada

  • Jerry

    Barely managed it last year, maybe this one will be smoother.
    1346 Ritter Dr
    Gardnerville, NV 89460
    USA

  • Jennifer Burroughs

    hope everyone is doing well. I’m excited about writing
    Jennifer
    P.O. Box 3098
    Galveston, Texas 77552
    USA

  • Kris Welborn-Virus

    Pick me! Pick me! I’m excited to participate in my first InCoWriMo! My mailbox needs help crowding out the bills and flyers and is located at:

    Kris Virus
    4113 16th St. SW
    Calgary, Alberta
    Canada. T2T 4H7

    *also a novice fountain pen enthusiast…

    • patricia nadler

      on my list!

      • Kris Welborn-Virus

        As are you – thanks!

        • Geneviève Arseneau

          You’re on my calendar, week 2!

  • http://www.raibtoffoletto.com/ Raí Biason Toffoletto

    Dear All!! I’ll try to join this year’s InCoWriMo and don’t loose track in the middle of it, that’s a lot of discipline for me to work on. I’ll love to get any mail/card, from any of you, here goes my address:
    Celebesstraat 38
    2585TK – Den Haag
    The Netherlands
    I’m a Brazilian finishing my studies in Holland, so you can write to me in Portuguese, English, and Spanish/Italian also. Cheers

    • lcadilson

      Com paciência, até abril acho que minha carta chega até aí :) — os correios podiam dar uma melhorada. Carta para os USA levam 30d para chegar +_+

      • http://www.raibtoffoletto.com/ Raí Biason Toffoletto

        Bem, o correio daqui tamb’em nao eh lah uma maravilha, mas ela chega, isso o que importa!

        • lcadilson

          Verdade 😀

    • patricia nadler

      you are on my list

    • Chandrakant Mahajan

      added to my list.. 😀

    • patricia nadler

      YOU CAN NOW VIEW YOUR HAND
      handinfriendship.com

      it’s wonderful:)

      • http://www.raibtoffoletto.com/ Raí Biason Toffoletto

        I’m very glad it got there OK, I received yours last friday! Thanks a lot !!

      • Krista Hart

        Hey, Patricia! I received your letter today. Thank you for it .=) I sent one to you last Monday, though it was handless. May have to send something else your way! This requires the creative thinking cap. =0)

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Just received your letter (3/6). I will be sending a reply soon.

  • snowflakeschance

    I am going to give this a whirl, since I started to read a book about the lost art of letter writing.

    Nina French
    10627 61st Ave S
    Seattle WA 98178
    USA

    • lcadilson

      Can you share the book’s name?

      • snowflakeschance

        Um, let me go get it… It is called, “The Art of the Handwritten Note,” by Margaret Shepherd. I have found several more on Amazon that I am interested in. There is one called, “Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter Writing,” by Liz Williams and a very intriguing one called, “For The Love of Letters,” by Samara O’Shea. That one actually had a chapter on how to write love letters AND erotic letters. I found that exceedingly funny.

        • lcadilson

          Very interesting. Thank you for sharing :)

          • snowflakeschance

            You’re quite welcome! I love to share!

  • Zu Ning Tay

    Here’s my address, I’ll write back :-)

    Tay Zu Ning
    338B West Coast Road
    SINGAPORE 127394

    • patricia nadler

      writing a letter to you

    • ♔Sarah K

      So nice to see Singaporeans participating! I will write to you!

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Sending a letter to you on February 10.

  • Geneviève Arseneau

    I’m a Canadian living abroad and I’m so excited to do this!! I promise to reply to all correspondence I receive! I’ve ordered cards to have my photography on them, eager to share :)
    2-A12 Woodview Way
    Hopkinton, MA, 01748 USA

    • patricia nadler

      loved the Hawaii postcard,hubby loved it also,he’s been there,I haven’t.

  • http://www.madison-page.com Madison + PAGE

    We would love to receive your letters!!

    Please write to :
    Madison + PAGE
    Suite 230, 425 1st Street SW
    Calgary, Alberta
    Canada
    T2P 3L8

    • patricia nadler

      on my list!
      can you clarify your name?

      • http://www.madison-page.com Madison + PAGE

        Hi Patricia, we are a small pen shop in Calgary, so just addressed to the store would be wonderful! Madison + PAGE.

        Thanks!!

  • writerjinx

    This is awesome! I’m in for anything you’d like to send! Letters, notes, postcards…anything with words is wonderful! I’ll do my very best to respond, with my prettiest fountain pen :)

    Keziah Roy
    149 Brackett St, Apt 2
    Portland, Me 04102
    USA

  • John Smith

    Hi,
    I am in for the first year and would love to get snail mail

    Danielle Kuncikowski
    Sensburger Straße 46
    42859 Remscheid
    Germany

    • Joanne McCabe

      The stated purpose of InCoWriMo is to handwrite and mail/deliver one piece of correspondence every day of February. Notice that there is NO SUGGESTION of “getting” anything (although receiving nice mail is an event whenever it happens). The real focus, I think, is on the good feelings one gets by SENDING mail.

      While “Guest” certainly can participate anonymously in InCo (the writing and mail/deliver part), he or she CAN’T receive anything from the larger community with an unposted name and address.

      Can you edit your post to add that info?

  • Urbanspinner

    Greetings from Boston! This is the first I’ve heard of InCoWriMo, but I spent a good part of my life writing letters weekly to friends all over the world (before emails and instant communication.) I dearly miss the thrill of seeing handwritten envelopes in my mail, and hope some of you might favor me with a note? I promise to write back, and I’ll shamelessly add the bribe of a decorated envelope to the offer!

    Elaine Benfatto
    75 Varnum St
    Arlington, MA 02474
    USA

    • patricia nadler

      will write to you… day #2,also left a message for you at iouma:)

      • Urbanspinner

        Hey Patricia, that’s wonderful. (I’d forgotten I had a membership at iouma, too. Life moves so quickly). Thank you!

    • Jen

      It’s great to see more MA people involved this year – i was the only one for a while. I will wing a letter out your way.:)

    • ♔Sarah K

      I accept your bribe… You are on my list!

    • PurpleToothTech

      Your screen name includes “spinner”. Does that refer to spinning wool or fiber or to an exercise? I’m a spinner of wool which is why I asked.
      I’ll add you to my list. I love writing letters with fountain pens.
      carol

      • Urbanspinner

        Yes, I’m delighted you picked up on that. I was a handspinner (i.e. wooly stuff) from about 1985-2005. I had an extensive blog called “UrbanSpinner” because I was doing crazy stuff like washing raw fleece I got from Australia in my little city apartment bathtub, and it made for good stories. Everything stopped around 2005 due to family issues, but I still use the name sometimes out of nostalgia. I look forward to your letter! Tell me what you’re working on these days.

  • s h e r r y

    This is my second year participating! :) If you send me something, I will reply to it! Long live snail mail…

    Sherry Lu
    101-585 Austin Avenue
    Coquitlam BC V3K 3N2
    Canada

    • Victoria Ballard

      I believe in snail mail! A letter, however slowly, is coming your way :)

  • Loren

    Loren Marie

    PO BOX 352592

    Palm Coast, FL 32135

    USA

  • Kyle Dobosz

    I just found this website today, in the search for a way to be able to write with a pen, instead of with a keyboard. It is an incredible idea.

    Kyle Dobosz
    159 Commonwealth Ave.
    205 Sycamore Hall, UMass
    Amherst, MA 01003-9253
    USA

    • Jen

      My husband works at UMass for the football team – I’ll send you a letter!

      • Kyle Dobosz

        That’s cool! I will definitely reply. Stay warm!

  • oliviarrow

    Looking forward to this! It’s my first year with InCoWriMo, though I have done LetterMo a couple times.
    Tell me something strange or something beautiful you saw today, or a recent dream you had, or whatever you like, I will love it and will send something back at ya.

    Olivia Arrow Dhamee
    p.o. box 47023
    Chicago IL 60647
    u.s.a.

    • patricia nadler

      Good luck,have fun!!!

    • Victoria Ballard

      A letter is headed your way! :)

  • Doug Price

    Howdy! I’m super excited about InCoWriMo – my first year participating! I’d love to get any and all letters and will absolutely respond to all I receive. I am, however, VERY rusty at letter writing, so go easy on my first few efforts.

    Doug Price
    1946 Walnut St., Apt. G
    Boulder, Co 80302
    U.S.A

  • Ted A

    I have enjoyed the correspondence I’ve had over the last year with those I met through InCoWriMo and will be in this year as well
    Ted Allen
    6808 Dovre Dr
    Edina, MN 55436
    USA

  • qchan

    Gosh, I would love to receive some mail;

    Anali
    470 McKenzie St
    Kimberley B.C.
    V1A 1M1
    Canada

    • Tasy Strouzas

      I’m in Cranbrook. Nice to see another local on here!

      • qchan

        Oh awesome! I’ll have to send you a letter now too, my new found neighbour! I love to see people representing the east kootenays!

  • vmilitant

    I would love to receive a letter!

    Nayyirah Shariff
    2818 Golfside Ln
    Flint, MI 48504
    USA

  • http://www.youlookbetterwhenyouarequiet.com Andrea

    LETTTTT´S write! CANT WAIT :) Promise to get back

    Andrea Escortell
    Carrer de l´Est 11, 2
    08001
    Barcelona
    Spain

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      I’ll be sending you a letter on February 23.

    • Victoria Ballard

      A letter will be on its way to you on Monday! :)

  • Angela G

    I would like to add myself to the list. My husband has joined already but I would like to receive and write letters myself!

    Angela Geis
    46102 Toy Court
    Temecula, CA 92592

    Any language is fine! I love to learn new languages and can find a way to translate!

    • Joanne McCabe

      LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that there are so many husband/wife couples participating!

      Sitting side-by-side every day to write letters, and read together the incoming largesse from the mailbox. . . .

      I can’t think of a more romantic way to spend February, and to expand togetherness beyond just one day, February 14! (Valentine’s Day in the US)

  • marupiter

    Hello! Just adding my address to the list. I’d love to write back if you include your return address. I’m active on Swap-Bot and sendsomething.net and I love sending mail. I can write in Spanish or English.

    Fiona
    PO Box 11356
    Santa Rosa Hall, Room 2270
    Santa Barbara, CA 93107
    USA

    • patricia nadler

      HAVE FUN,IT’S A GREAT EVENT!!!

  • mimi boothby

    Would love to join the fun, scrivo in Italiano and in English. My address is Mimi Boothby, 8018 36th ave south, Seattle, wa, USA 98118

    • mimi boothby

      also, I am a painter so your envelopes or cards will be illustrated!

      • Pamela Keown

        oh Mimi – I will send you a letter! I love getting mail art! :) I’m in the list – but I’ll add it here too. Pamela Keown * 2002 Main Street * Des Arc, Arkansas 72040-3118.

    • Ruth Simon

      Mimi,

      Your letter landed in my mailbox last evening. Your watercolor on the envelope was lovely! I’ll put my reply in the mail tomorrow.

      Ruth

  • eBook Dynasty

    Looking forward to hearing the many voices of the world… and to taking time to reply to each one of you. First time. Big challenge. Be courageous. Address: Christine Sun, eBook Dynasty, PO Box 218, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia.

    • patricia nadler

      on my list!

      • eBook Dynasty

        Thanks. You’re on mine!

    • ♔Sarah K

      You will be added to my list!

      • eBook Dynasty

        Thanks. I’ll be writing back!

      • eBook Dynasty

        Thanks! Will be writing back!

    • Christina Carson

      Look for a letter from me after 2/20. Looking forward to hearing from you.

      • eBook Dynasty

        Thank you, Christina. Will definitely reply.

  • http://roxtimes.tumblr.com/ roxtime

    oh, I owe some people answers from last InCoWriMo, but I cannot resist this. I would gladly join again, please, if you have interest, write me:

    Andrea Durianova
    P.O.Box 135
    91701 Trnava 1
    Slovak republic

    • Christina Carson

      On Feb 24, I’ll be sending you a letter, Andrea. Looking forward to learning about your country and and varied interests.

  • eriquito

    Change of Address Notice

    To anyone and everyone that might be considering me as a recipient of InCoWriMo correspondence, I’ve updated my mailing address. The new address is listed above, but I’ll put it here, too:

    Eric Schneider
    7902 Camino Cielo
    Highland, CA 92346

    The reason? I’ll be in Mexico for the first half of February and then in California for the second half. As mail takes a full thirty days to reach me in Mexico, this change of address seemed like a good idea.

    For anyone who might have already sent something to Mexico, no worries, it will eventually reach me. It might take more than the usual thirty days, but it will find me – or I will find it. =)

    • patricia nadler

      one to la , one to mex:)

      • eriquito

        Great idea, patricia! I’m all for it =)

    • Jackson Brunsting

      I don’t know who, if anyone, will see me all the way down here, but something other than bills and ads would be nice in the mail! Please drop me a letter!
      Jack Brunsting
      15629 S. Route 59
      Plainfield, IL 60544
      USA

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Eric: I sent mine to Cali. This was my first year, and I had a blast!

  • Dror Zellner

    I’ll write back to everyone who writes to me :)

    Dror Zellner
    Sadot street 34
    Moshav Ein Habsor
    8540500
    ISRAEL

    • patricia nadler

      I’ll respond to a letter from you :)

    • Sanchana Krishnan

      Looking forward to replying to you letter :)

      I’m Sanchana Krishnan
      @ Campus Diaries (work address)
      #616, 6th B Cross, 4th B Main
      OMBR Layout, Kasturinagar
      Banaswadi – Near Chaya Super Specialty Hospital
      Bangalore, 560078
      Karnataka, India

    • Ilana Masad

      היי דרור. אני מתגעגעת לארץ – אני לגמרי כותבת לך מכתב :)

      • Dror Zellner

        מחכה לקרוא! אשלח אחד חזרה בשמחה

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      A letter is being composed to you this evening :)

      • Dror Zellner

        Wonderful! Looking forward to it and will reply!

    • Sara R. Rice

      How much is postage? My letter will go in the mail to you tomorrow.

      • eriquito

        Sara R. Rice, postage for an international letter is $1.15. The postal service sells nice looking, round, “Global Forever” stamps – or you can just affix $1.15 worth of postage =)

        • Sara R. Rice

          I didn’t know there was such thing as “Global Forever”. Will check that out at the USPS tomorrow. I did purchase some inverted Jenny’s but those are 2.00 a piece.

    • Chandrakant Mahajan

      Added to my list. Your mail will be posted on 8th of Feb….lookinf forward to your reply 😀

  • Melissa

    I attempted to comment previously, but I haven’t seen it. First, I’d like to thank my penpal Victoria who wrote to me about this. Last year, I participated in LetterMo for the first time. This will be my first year for InCoWriMo.

    Melissa Hungria
    1205 S Cheyenne Ct
    Tacoma, WA 98405 USA

    If you have little people who also like to write, my daughter Mary Ella, age 7 yrs, is a very new penpal, and she’d love to write and receive mail. Thank you!

    • ♔Sarah K

      I’d love to write to you and your daughter! Mary Ella is such a pretty name. Expect a letter from me!

  • Paul Carter

    This is a fun idea and a chance to use all my lovely pens. So write me a letter at:

    Paul Carter
    19525 Maurita Court
    Mokena, IL 60448
    USA

    • patricia nadler

      Ill reply to a letter from you,would love to hear about your pens!

    • Dror Zellner

      write me up and I’ll reply :)

    • Ann

      I got your letter today. Thanks so much for writing me, and I’ll be replying soon! 😀

  • Markus Speringer

    this does sound fun. i would very much appreciate receiving your correspondence and if you wish would of course write back.

    Markus Speringer
    Senekowitschgasse 3-5/3/30
    1220 Vienna
    Austria

    • patricia nadler

      I would reply to a letter you’ve written with a spalted tamarind,sounds like the name of a bird

      • Markus Speringer

        sadly i hanven’t one that particular giveaway so i don’t own that pen 😉

    • Bert Carson

      You were my first InCoWriMo 2015 letter. It went in the mail today (Monday Feb 2, 2015).

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Servus! I loved living in Wien. I lived in the Vierten Bezirk. I’ll be sending you a letter on February 7. Tschüß.

  • flokohl

    I’d love to get some letters… I am planning of sending one out every day, so if anyone wants to pay it forward, feel free to write to me at
    Flo Kohl
    154 Manhattan Building
    London
    E3 2UJ

    • patricia nadler

      will reply to your letter!

    • Christina Carson

      It will be a while (you are #28 on my random list), Maybe by then my handwriting will be legible. Looking forward to our “meeting,”

  • Sara Hassinger

    Hi friends!! This is my first year participating and I’m very excited- so glad to have found InCoWriMo! If you would like to write me, I’d be ecstatic and will answer those that do! I love fountain and dip pens and their many accoutrements and also enjoy making my envelopes a little special! All mail intended for me may be sent to this address and it will be then be passed on to me without delay :-) Thank you and happy writing!!

    Sara Hassinger
    1997 Fairwood Lane
    State College, Pa 16803

    • Sanchana Krishnan

      I am most certainly writing to you! Would love to get to know you.

      I’m Sanchana Krishnan
      @ Campus Diaries (work address)
      #616, 6th B Cross, 4th B Main
      OMBR Layout, Kasturinagar
      Banaswadi – Near Chaya Super Specialty Hospital
      Bangalore, 560078
      Karnataka, India

      • Sara Hassinger

        Yay!! I’ll look forward to your letter!!

    • ♔Sarah K

      Shall be pleased to be writing to another Sarah! :)

      • Sara Hassinger

        lol- welcome to Sarah-land! I’ll look forward to it!

    • Katie

      I hope it’s alright to add you to my list!

      • Sara Hassinger

        Of course it is!! I’d love to hear from anyone that wants to write me! I’ll look forward to your mail, Katie!

    • Amitoj Singh

      Someone on my list hasn’t sent me an address, and I’ve decided to write to someone else! Can I write to you? :)

      • Sara Hassinger

        Yes, please do!! :-)

        • Amitoj Singh

          Yay! Will write to you on the 16th! 😀

    • Tania D.

      Thank you for mailing me a letter, Sara. Response forthcoming.

  • Paul Niemczyk

    Paul M Niemczyk

    12 Laurene Drive
    Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064-1813

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Paul: I sent a letter your way!

  • Ana M. Acosta

    This is a very interesting idea and I would love to receive letters from anyone who wants to send them!!
    Ana M. Acosta
    84 Dekalb Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306

  • Elizabeth Pollard

    I just now heard of this. Incowrimo sounds like a lot of fun and a really great challenge. I’d certainly like to give it a go. I have a lot of free time on my hands and I love to write. What a great use for my free time than to write to you.

    Elizabeth Pollard
    2189 Bauling Ct
    Clarksville, Tn 37040

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Elizabeth, I sent a letter your way!

  • Jackson Brunsting

    I don’t know who, if anyone, will see me all the way down here, but something other than bills and ads would be nice in the mail! Please drop me a letter! I’ll reply to anything I get as quickly as I can, but I hope to get at least a few. I love playing games with friends and have recently fallen very much in love with fountain pens and just got my first one. Can’t wait to give it a workout next month!

    Jack Brunsting
    15629 S. Route 59
    Plainfield, IL 60544
    USA

    • PurpleToothTech

      I love fountain pens also. I will be writing to you. Take care, Carol

    • Christina Carson

      You’re on my list, Jack, just past the middle of the month. Look forward to something other than bills and ad sometime after 2/19.

  • http://onfountainpens.com Maybelline (On Fountain Pens)

    InCoWriMo is going to be awesome! Just letting you all know that On Fountain Pens (I) will definitely be participating, though I wouldn’t be posting my mailing address publicly here just yet. However, I will be writing to some of you in the list and will surely include my mailing address for you to reply to!

    I’m from Singapore by the way, and it’s nice to see a bunch of Singaporeans here participating as well. :)

    Cheers to another year of InCoWriMo!

    • patricia nadler

      took a peek at DAMEN PAPIER…delicious.My favorite is TOMOE RIVER.Would welcome a letter on your fav paper.

    • Chandon Bleackley

      I have read your “On fountain Pen” site and think that it is very well written. You have reviewed some interesting pens. This is my first year of participating here. My address is C Bleackley, 3/1 Anderson Street, South Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia. I will reply to anyone who writes to me.

      • patricia nadler

        Received your lovely letter today.I see in comments and photos that at least 2 have replied,hopefully the rest…..just need time to “catch-up”.INCOWRIMO is such a great project/writing event…please don’t judge it yet.Last year I was receiving letters well into autumn! Reply out soon:)-patricia landon

  • Words from Sonobe

    Hello all! I missed InCoWriMo last year and am tremendously excited to be able to participate this year! I look forward to receiving your letters and will reply any I receive. Writing stationery, stamps and pens are at the ready! :)

    Amelia,
    No. 1, SS1/18,
    Kampung Tunku,
    47300 Petaling Jaya,
    Selangor, Malaysia.

    • patricia nadler

      I would respond to a letter from you.

    • Krista Hart

      Hi, Amelia! I’ll add you to my list. =)

      Lex Villa 302
      Yongmun-dong 38-257
      Seoul-Shi, Yongsan-gu
      South Korea

      If you wish to write back!

    • ♔Sarah K

      Hello neighbour! I am from Singapore and will be adding you to my list :)

    • Victoria Ballard

      It may take a while, but a letter is headed your way as of today! :)

      • Words from Sonobe

        Thank you! And I cannot wait! 😀 I will definitely, definitely reply once I receive it. Oh, I will do a happy dance first LOL

        • Victoria Ballard

          Yay! I’ll do a happy dance with you! *does a little dance* Letter dance, letter dance, let’s dance until the letters fall into our mailboxes~~~

  • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

    For those who wish to write to Atlantic Canada, Gil Grimes, PO Box 637, O’Leary, PE C0B1V0 Canada

    • patricia nadler

      I have a vintage Waterman ,L’ETALON just waiting to write a response to your letter.

    • Tania D.

      Postcard will be sent tomorrow. From the Pacific to the Atlantic. Island to Island. Canadian to Canadian (?).

      • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

        American living in Atlantic Canada, mailing to Canadian living in Pacific US. Seems appropriate!

      • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

        Sent a letter to po Box 514 Honolulu Hawaii 96814 and it got returned to me :( is there a better address?

        • Tania D.

          :( I don’t know why. That’s the correct address. Please hold on to it. I will send you mail with my home address.

          • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

            is the zip code correct? On one place you had 96809 if this is the correct Zip then I will resend to PO box today.

          • Tania D.

            Yes, I had mistakenly written down the zip to my other address. By some luck, some with the wrong zip found me. I’m sorry yours was returned. :( I apologize for making you resend and thank you for doing so. Correct address is: Tania PO Box 514, Honolulu, Hawaii 96809

          • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

            headed out today!

          • Geneviève Arseneau

            Same thing happened to me! I just got back the postcard I sent you.. I’ll hold on to it, should I try 96809?

            And Gil, I sent you one as well.. I’m an Atlantic Canadian living in America!! :)

          • Tania D.

            I’m sorry about this. :( I thought maybe your mail to me was returned. I mistakenly wrote down the zip to my apartment instead. My correct address is: Tania PO Box 514, Honolulu, Hawaii 96809

  • Amanda Crawford

    I would love to receive a letter and participate this year!

    Amanda Crawford
    PO Box 731
    Pineville, MO 64856

  • Debra

    Hello I am taking part and would love to recieve some letters. I will try to reply to all letters. I am sorry but mail from the USA takes 2-5 weeks to arrive so a slow reply does not mean no reply as the long mailing times add a delay. I am a chemistry teacher at a Cambridge program at the high school from America and don’t read or speak Chinese.

    Debra Crawford
    Jiaxing High School
    No 341 Hongyin Road
    Xiuzhou District
    Jiaxing, Zhejiang 314001
    China

    • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

      Letter coming your way from Atlantic Canada

      • Debra

        thank you

      • Debra

        I received your letter yesterday but could not tell you of the delievery
        date as the school gaurds hold most of the English mail but only showed
        me the great pile to remove my mail from.

        You wrote a lovely letter and a reply is going to be on the way soon

    • Bert Carson

      Debra, you’ll be my Wednesday, #4 letter.

      • Debra

        I received your letter yesterday but could not tell you of the delievery date as the school gaurds hold most of the English mail but only showed me the great pile to remove my mail from.

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Sending you a letter from Boston on February 12!

      • Debra

        Thank you
        I look forward to writing a reply

        • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

          Letter on its way. Please tell me how long it took to get to you. I received a letter from an Australian pen pal which took 45 days to get to me. I think she sent it by frigate.

          • Debra

            Will try to remember to post when I get the letter

    • Debra

      I must thank the large number of people who wrote to me and I am doing my best to send replys to all

    • Nemanja

      I have just received your letter,I will send replay during the day

  • TheCraftyLass

    Oh joyous of joys!
    I have stumbled and landed amongst my peoples :)

    This is my first official InCoWriMo but as I am a major snailmail addict, pretty much every day is Correspondence Writing Day!

    I’m a 30something mum of 2 teens. I work part-time in a High School by day to fund my nighttime crafting & corresponding 😉
    I <3 all things papery, collect stamps, owls & read A LOT. I'm really into Fantasy/SciFi/Horror/thrillers etc

    I participate on Postcrossing.com , LetterMo.org , IGGPPC & Postpals.co.uk

    I LOVE all kinds of mail & ADORE finding weird & wonderful ways to send a note (I sent mailable cake, countless messages in bottles and even a note on a cheeseplant leaf!) If you fancy dropping me a line (regular letter paper & postcards also gratefully received!!) address it to:

    Heather
    9 Atholl Glen Yard
    Claverhouse
    Dundee
    DD4 9RG
    U.K.

    I'll reply to as many as I can possibly manage!!
    Thanks in advance :)

    One request: PLEASE use real postage if at all possible.

    • patricia nadler

      Real postage shall be applied to a missive addressed to you,in reply to your letter.Your peoples welcome your arrival.

      • TheCraftyLass

        Thank you for heading up the welcoming committee Patricia :)
        You are the proud inhabitant of the Day1 box on my newly printed (& really rather swanky!) calendar 😉

        (I stalked your comments & have your address)

        • patricia nadler

          The queen of MONSTERA DELICIOSA….brilliant!

    • Jennifer Roberts

      How do you mean real postage? As in, not printed by the post office or a postage printer?

      • TheCraftyLass

        That’s exactly what I meant!
        I realize I perhaps didn’t explain it too well :/

        I collect stamps, both for my own collection & to send my duplicats to a post charity I am involved with, therefore I would greatly appreciate ‘real’ postage stamps as opposed to APL (printed postage labels)

        • Jennifer Roberts

          Excellent. I can do that!

        • PurpleToothTech

          I will write to you and use real stamps too. I love fountain pens, crafting, knitting, spinning, painting and more. My name is Carol.

          • TheCraftyLass

            Thank you Carol, I look forward to receiving your letter & crafting a reply. Heather

    • ♔Sarah K

      Heather, I’ll drop you a line! With real postage! :)

      • TheCraftyLass

        Thank you Sarah :)
        I’ll definitely reply

    • William Milling

      Good news to the folks in the U.S., we can help this lady with our forever stamps. Checked with the Post Office and forever stamps can be used for international postage, it will take three of them, but it can be done.

      • TheCraftyLass

        You are a true gentleman Mr Milling, I salute you! 😉

  • Tasy Strouzas

    I would love to be on the list! What an amazing thing. I Promise I will write back!

    Mr. Tasy Strouzas
    #43 1900 10th St. S
    Cranbrook BC, Canada
    V1C 1T5

  • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

    Hi All,

    Thought I posted earlier today, but I don’t see it, so I’m reposting. Sorry if this is a duplication.

    Really excited about this new project. I love writing to pen pals with fountain and calligraphy pens. If you write me, I’ll send you a letter and beautiful postcard from historic Boston, Massachusetts.

    Richard Larraga
    34 Manning Road
    Dedham, MA 02026-6008
    USA

    • PurpleToothTech

      I love fountain pens also. I will be writing to you soon.
      Carol

      • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

        Looking forward to your letter. Will respond as soon as I receive it.

      • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

        Hi Carol, I received your colorful letter today. I shall respond in a few days.

    • patricia nadler

      Richard,still have ink left for another letter? i’d live to read about your 1st year experience with this event!
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach fl 33446

      • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

        Of course, Patricia. I actually just received three new bottles of ink! I’ll send you a letter forthwith.

        • patricia nadler

          Made my day!

          • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

            Letter on its way!

  • Kerr Reno

    I’d love to participate. It will also give me an excuse to buy another fountain pen and more ink. I only know English.

    Kerr Reno
    341 Walnut Street
    Dunellen NJ 08812
    USA

    • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

      You never need an excuse to buy fountain pens/inks !

      • Kerr Reno

        My Pilot Custom 92 FM nib arrived on Friday and its locked & loaded with Private Reserve Avocado!

  • Krista Hart

    This is fun! Anyone willing to write to/exchange letters with someone in South Korea? I’m an American expat. I speak English and Spanish, but can usually read enough to understand most romance based languages.

    Lex Villa 302
    Yong-mun dong 38-257
    Seoul-shi, Yongsan-gu
    South Korea

    • Amitoj Singh

      Hey Krista! I’d love to know about your experiences as a foreigner in South Korea! Will send you a letter soon :)

  • Heather Tisdell

    I wonder if I wrote the Queen if she’d write back?! :) I saw her on last years list but didn’t write…

    • William Milling

      I tried and got a reply letter from a Lady in Waiting, still the stationary was awesome. Worst case scenario is that you lose a stamp and the time it took to writ the letter.

      • Pamela Keown

        I only got three replies last year – but it was great fun

        • William Milling

          There are more than three people in the list below who promise to write back, happy scrolling. (I only kept in contact with a handful of the people from InCoWriMo but they have become great pen pals.)

          • Bert Carson

            One of those would me –

    • patricia nadler

      Same thing for Prince Harry,Royals won’t pen unless they have met you in person.But if you wrote me a letter I’d feel like a QUEEN for a day!

      • Pamela Keown

        I got a reply from Prince Harry’s secretary last year. You could tell from the comments in the letter she had mine beside her when she answered. I was thrilled.

        • patricia nadler

          You made my day!

      • Heather Tisdell

        I’ll write you!

  • Charlie Lame Deer

    Charlie Lame Deer
    524 Rose Ridge
    Olive Hill, KY 41164
    USA

    • Bert Carson

      Charlie,
      I’m writing to you this Friday (Feb 5th). It looks like we’re writing a number of the same people. Stay warm and happy.
      Bert

      • Charlie Lame Deer

        I’m looking forward to hearing from you. :)

      • Charlie Lame Deer

        It might be something in the fizz of a Cabin Cooler, but only when Leann mixes them.

    • PurpleToothTech

      I’m Writing your letter tonight. I’ll have it in the mail tomorrow.
      Take care, Carol

      • Charlie Lame Deer

        Thank you so much. :)

  • Hamlet Morag

    Writing letters is one of the most wonderful things in the world. I’m participating, and would love to hear from you.

    Hamlet Morag
    56 Picket Close
    Fordingbridge
    Hampshire
    SP6 1JY
    GREAT BRITAIN

    • Christina Carson

      My letter to you will leave here 2/18. I love your address. It sounds like I’m walking right into times of yore.

  • Pamela Keown

    Yes. I would love to receive letters.

    Pamela Keown
    2002 Main Street
    Des Arc, Arkansas
    72040-3118 USA

  • http://ironhelixx.com Jesse R Davis

    I’m Down, look forward to it:
    Jesse R. Davis
    PO Box 70082
    Houston, TX 77270
    USA

  • Ilana Masad

    I just found all my old correspoondence with cousins and grandparents from when I was a kid. I miss letters. I’m going to write to strangers and not. Wee! Would love to receive some too!

    Ilana Masad
    501 W. 173 Street, #33
    New York, NY 10032

    USA

    • patricia nadler

      you’ve found an irreplaceable treasure!

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      Adding you to my list

    • Katie

      Adding you to my list!

    • Chandrakant Mahajan

      added to my list… 😀

  • Nik Reinhardt

    Cool idea! Putting my address on the list — send me something and I’ll send you something back :)
    Nicole Reinhardt
    90 Broad Street
    Suite 2100
    New York, NY 10004

    • Katie

      Writing to you :)

  • Anon_RD

    Too many idle, inked, fountain pens on the desk, I’ll reply in a few colors:
    Renard DellaFave
    7113 Summerland Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27612
    USA

    • Christina Carson

      I love bright ink colors. My letter to you goes out 2/25. Color away in return.

    • Jasamine Lee

      I love colors! Mail is on its way to you!

      Jasamine Lee
      Ang Mo Kio Blk 571 Ave 3 #07-3273 Singapore 560571

    • Victoria Ballard

      Thank you for your letter! :) A reply will be posted as soon as the post office opens back up on Tuesday

  • Heather Otis

    This is my first year participating. Anyone who writes me will get a letter back. Just let me know if you want a fountain pen letter or dip pen letter back. I am willing to have some fun with this. :)

    Smiles,
    Heather Otis
    1061 Waverly Place
    Schenectady, New York 12308 USA

    • patricia nadler

      oh! DIP please:)

  • Anna Suayan

    This will be my first time with InCoWriMo. Here’s my address.

    Anna Suayan
    1787 S Norfolk Street
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    USA

  • chris johnson

    I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to do this with my other commitments but what the hell, I’ve made a few friends through pen palling this past year so a few more can’t hurt! I’m 43, male, full time carer for my disabled mum, not the most interesting person in the world but I’m reliable so I will reply.

    Chris Johnson
    14 Thorn Close
    Penketh
    Warrington
    WA5 2LF
    U.K

  • docmyles

    This is my first year participating. Just saw the link a few days back and Im really excited! Should I be lucky to be in your list, I’ll be sure to write back… I love writing and scrapbooking so if you would be kind enough to enclose something (a stamp, postcard or a pic) from your country, that would be awesome!!! :)

    M.N. Beever
    Tagaytay Medical Center
    E. Aguinaldo Higway, Silang Crossing East,
    Tagaytay City, 4120

    Philippines

    • Chris Kahana

      That’s an awesome idea, getting people to send items from their area… I’ll be more than happy to send you a letter and a little something for your scrap book!

    • http://www.raibtoffoletto.com/ Raí Biason Toffoletto

      Dear Mylene, what a joy to receive your letter! I’ve replied it, and hopefully soon you’ll be getting something from me, if you don’t let me know! Greetings.

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Received your February 4 letter on March 8. Will be mailing a letter tomorrow (March 11).

  • InCoMorgaine

    This is my second year of InCoWriMo. I love receiving and sending nice post. I do appreciate real stamps (as opposed to postage labels) on letters.

    M. Griffiths
    13 Lon Arfon
    Caernarfon
    Gwynedd
    LL55 2ER
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Please note that I do not live in England

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      I’ve only been to Wales once and that was a day trip from Chester. What beautiful country!

  • erzadel

    I participated last year with some friends but this year I think I’ll be writing to some of the people here. Feel free to write me too!

    Edel
    PO Box 63097 Stadium PO
    Calgary, Alberta T2N 4S5
    Canada

    • Kris Welborn-Virus

      Being a fellow Calgarian, I will be mailing you!

      • erzadel

        Awesome! I shall reply to your letter! I’m surprised to see so many Calgarians here. :)

  • Molly

    Hi all! Super excited to participate! I’m 27 y/o, love to dance and sing in the privacy of my home, and design textiles for a living. I have pretty crappy handwriting, two hairless dogs, and an aversion to mayo. If you think you could relate to any of the above… get in touch! I have a handful of pen pals and would love more, or just to see more THANGS in my PO box would be lovely.
    Molly Fox
    PO Box 712
    Northport, NY 11731
    USA

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      Hi Molly. My handwriting is pretty crappy also. I have added you to my list.

      • Christina Carson

        I’m glad to hear that Charlie, because you are on my list and my hand writing can make for a lot of guessing. However, your letter goes out 2/27, so maybe a month of practice will make it legible. Keep your fingers crossed.

        • Charlie Lame Deer

          Well, in that case Christina, I had intended to maybe use Sepie Brown, but I’ll reserve back enough Myrrh Blue just for answering your letter. It’s a bright and happy color :)

          • Christina Carson

            Sounds good to me. I’ll take all the help I can get.

  • Ana Balite

    Hi, would love to meet new people and exchange letters. Here’s my address:
    Ana Balite
    741 Leyte St., Pitogo, Makati
    1213 Metro Manila
    Philippines

    I promise to write back! :)

    • patricia nadler

      I’d love a letter!

    • Victoria Ballard

      A letter will be dropped in the post for you tomorrow morning! :)

  • Guest

    Sumaiya Naser
    BDS, Business Center 4
    PO Box 10055, Ras Al Khaimah, Nakheel
    United Arab Emirates

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      I have added you to my list 😀

  • ♔Sarah K

    Hello, I have a few regular penpals but looking to fill up my spots for InCoWriMo 2015! I’m into dip pens and calligraphy, write to me and I’ll most definitely respond!

    Sarah
    4 Delta Avenue
    #02-12
    Singapore 161004

    • patricia nadler

      I’d love a dip letter:)

      • ♔Sarah K

        I will be adding you to my list then! What is your address? :)

        • patricia nadler

          you can scroll almost the end to find me…or
          patricia landon
          702 monaco o
          delray beach florida 33446
          usa
          thanks for adding me to your list:)will reply in kind.

    • Ashley Samantaraya

      I’ll be adding you to my list! Thanks for posting!

    • mimi boothby

      Sarah, write to me? Mimi Boothby 1007 N Adams Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303 I even know a few characters of chinese!

      • ♔Sarah K

        I’d love to! Expect a letter from me soon!

    • Beth

      Sarah,
      I will add you to my list to write. I look forward to hearing all about Singapore. Take care & God Bless, Beth

  • therarewildheidi

    Heidi Denkers
    11355 3rd ave NE #F304
    Seattle, WA 98125

    Have always loved handwritten correspondence.

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      You have been added to my list 😀

  • http://www.gentlemanstationer.com Gentleman Stationer

    Hi! I’m participating this year for the first time! I can’t promise that I will hit the “letter a day in February” mark, but I’m going to try!

    Joe @
    The Gentleman Stationer
    P.O. Box 681294
    Franklin, Tennessee
    37065-1294

    • patricia nadler

      me,me…pick me!

  • Mary Kate Roberts

    Hi everybody! I’m throwing my hat in the ring for this year. I promise I’ll reply to every letter I receive.
    Mary Kate Roberts
    Seabraess Flat 47 Room 3
    Seabraes Court
    Dundee
    DD1 4LA
    UK

    • Beth

      Mary Kate,
      I look forward to writing to you & receiving your reply. Take care & God Bless, Beth

  • Marty

    Since there are so many other brave souls, I guess I can give it a try.
    Marty Wooten
    810 N. Jefferson St.
    Muncie, Indiana 47305
    USA

    • patricia nadler

      eagle has landed…..you can now view your hand
      handinfriendship.com(show your wife)
      reply out when i get a chance…soon

  • Jennifer Burroughs

    sending out my first letters today so excited. I hope I can make someone smile

    • Tania D.

      Jennifer, I received a letter from you this past week and I’ve sent a response. Consider it preparation for IncoWriMo. Thank you!

  • lcadilson

    First day of InCoWriMo. Just wrote my first letters for it! o/

    • PurpleToothTech

      I will send you a letter this week. My name is Carol. I’ll put my address on the letter I send, ok?
      This is my first time doing this event.

      • lcadilson

        That’s very nice of you. You’ll get a reply for sure. I only have to tell you that Brazilian post office sometimes is kind of slow, so my letter may take over 30d to arrive :/

        • PurpleToothTech

          Mine might take a month to get to you too! But what should we expect when it is traveling by snail?

          • lcadilson

            Some post offices make faster deliveries like the USPS that delivers letters to Brasil in 12 ~ 17 days. Post offices service in Chile and Ukraine are also pretty good.

      • lcadilson

        That’s great.

  • Zaida Gonzalez

    Hi! Love the idea! I have very few pals, so it’s perfect! I’m also a fountain pen lover. I’m waiting your letters in English, French and Spanish. I’ll reply to all them. :-)

    Zaida Gonzalez
    Río Amadorio, 20-1º B
    03013 Alicante
    SPAIN

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      I have added you to my list 😀

      • Zaida Gonzalez

        Thanks!!! Of course, I’ll write back :-)

    • Beth

      Zaida,
      I’ve added you to my list. Look forward to finding out about Spain. Take Care & God Bless, Beth

      • Zaida Gonzalez

        Thanks a lot, Beth! I’ll write you back :-)

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Letter going out to you on February 25.

      • Zaida Gonzalez

        Thank you so much! I’ll reply as soon as I receive yours! :-)

  • Zaida Gonzalez

    My first year and I love the idea! I’m a fountain pen lover and I’ll answer all the letters. :-)

    Zaida Gonzalez
    Río Amadorio, 20-1º B
    03013 Alicante
    SPAIN
    :-)

  • Chick from Leeds

    Ah no! I’m a bit late joining the party but if anyone fancies writing to me I will endeavour to reply to all letters! Now to chose the ones who will receive my terrible handwriting!

    Katie
    53 Millhouse Drive,
    Glasgow
    G20 0UF

    • patricia nadler

      used to have a childhood penpal in Glasgow!

      • Chick from Leeds

        I’ve only lived here for two years but I like it :)

    • Victoria Ballard

      It’s never too late for letters! I was so pleasantly surprised to receive your note yesterday! The reply will be dropped in the post box today :) P.S. Your handwriting is great!

  • Terry Norton-Wright

    Please add me to
    Would Love to Receive your InCoWriMo Correspondence (2015)

    Terry Norton-Wright
    578 Washington Blvd.
    #1026
    Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
    USA

    • Sara R. Rice

      There is an awesome sushi place near you. I will send you a letter.

  • matthew streeter

    just received my first letter, and it was beautiful.
    this makes feel so happy lol.
    My return letter will be in the mail first thing Monday morning.

    10202 Challenger 7 dr. # 519
    Houston Tx, 77029

  • Ilana Masad

    JUST FINISHED WRITING MY FIRST LETTER. So pumped.

    • Christina Carson

      You are on my list, Ilana, but toward the end of the month. I’m excited to “meet” you but promised myself I’d stick to the sequence this time. Waiting only sweetens the expectation.

      • mimi boothby

        sequence? you have 28 people all lined up? wow

        • Gary L Smith

          I don’t know about Christina but I have 73 names lined up on my calendar as to which day I plan to write. Otherwise I might skip someone I wanted to write. I can always add to it if I have time to write but that number is the bare minimum I plan on sending out during Incowrimo. I like to set goals :)

          • Joanne McCabe

            73! Wow, you’re an inspiration to all of us, Gary!

            My InCo 2015 goal has been more meagre (to write to 28 people from the “Comments” list) and tonight (having started back in January), I sealed the flap on letter #28! Yea!

            I’ll no doubt write up a few more, but at a more leisurely pace, so, probably pen some InCo replies, or to some non-InCo folks. Before I completed the 28th, though, I felt a bit like a person on a turnpike — trying to get from Point A to Point B as quickly as possible so I wouldn’t miss the destination (“completing InCo”). Now, the pressure’s off. I can adopt the epistolary equivalent of dawdle a bit, take the side roads, stop at wayside rests, and savor long, tall root beer floats by cheerful little rills. Write letters here a little, there a little — whatever catches my fancy. Looking forward to the month continuing, and my second, InCo incarnation: “InCo, Pt 2.”

        • Christina Carson

          Yes. It makes it more relaxing to me. I can focus on the people and what I write rather than trying to find out who I’m missing What you can’t see, Mimi, is the utter chaos on my desk. Frightful. At least InCoWri Mo is safe now. How’s Florida? Great choice for this time of year.

  • Sara R. Rice

    I love to write handwritten letters (with a fountain pen of course) and love to receive them as well.

    Sara R. Rice
    2780 Skypark Drive, Suite 475
    Torrance, CA 90505
    USA

  • Katie

    Hello! I’ve never done InCoWriMo before, but I’m really excited to try it out!!
    I have both international and stateside penpals. I will do my best!!

    Katie Smith
    613 SW 9th Street, #4
    Redmond, OR 97756
    USA

  • wendymelissaa

    I think this is amazing and I would love to be a part of it. Is this the part where I add my address? Haha ^_^ here goes!

    Wendy Guaman
    4615 48th Avenue Apt 2F
    Woodside, New York, 11377

  • Olga Shelest

    Hi!
    Shelest Olga
    Stelmah st.23/62
    Vinnitsa
    Ukraine
    21029

    • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

      A letter coming your way from Snowy Atlantic Canada, if I can get to the post office tomorrow, if not then Tuesday

  • Kerr Reno

    This is going to be awesome. I look forward to responding to all of you. My first salvo of missives will be going out once I get to the post office, I put a mix of international and USA addresses. I hope they have the international stamps! I got to use my new fountain pen, sorry if there was some skipping, but its smoothing out.

    Kerr Reno
    341 Walnut Street
    Dunellen NJ 08812
    USA

    • patricia nadler

      would love a letter using your new pen!

      • Kerr Reno

        Patricia, I sent you a letter this weekend – and I just got yours. I haven’t opened or responded yet, but I will. FYI I sent you a “hand in friendship” as well as a letter.

        Ships passing in the night indeed.

    • Tania D.

      Thank you, Kerr for your letter! A proper response on the mail soon. I have a new Sharpie just for the occasion. 😉

      • Kerr Reno

        My pleasure! I look forward to your letter. I also got a new DotPad for the responses. I was scribbling away on another letter with my fountain pen on a missive for incowrimo just now.

    • Victoria Ballard

      Thank you for your letter Kerr! I received it last week, and already wrote a reply–but I’ve been snowed in!!! I hope to get it to the post office tomorrow for you to enjoy :)

      • Kerr Reno

        No problem! I can appreciate the snowbound problem. Parts of NJ are an giant ice skating rink.

    • Sumaiya

      I JUST GOT YOUR MAIL few hours back! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! This is huge and you have no idea how your letter made me so happy! Feb is already over but i will still be writing you back! 😀

      -Sumaiya (U.A.E) <3

      • Kerr Reno

        I’m glad it arrived – hopefully in one piece! One person responded back saying their letter was torn in half -possibly by wacky postal equipment. Look forward to your letter!

  • http://danielascheele.com Daniela Scheele

    I’m a little bit late but I would love to get some mail so I’m adding my address to the list. I’m a fountain pen addict who’s also interested in calligraphy (I’m starting my first class in a few weeks).
    I’ll aim to write back to everyone. Let me know if you want some mail art with your letter :-). Oh, I can write both in German or in English, up to you :-).

    My address:
    Daniela Scheele
    Prinzessin-Elisabeth-Platz 3
    79359 Riegel
    Germany

    • Beth

      Daniela,
      You will be getting a letter from me soon & I appreciate art, written letters or anything really. I love to receive mail & make new friends! Take care & God Bless, Beth

  • Chris Kahana

    This is my first time hearing of this… but I’m glad that I found it so early in the month so I don’t have many letters to catch up with!
    I have really bad depression and I think getting letters from around the world would help keep me engaged with life outside my own head. I can’t promise to write everyone back, but I promise your letter would be cherished and that I’ll think of you fondly and try my best to reply.

    Chris Kahana
    1328 Prospect Ave
    Olympia, WA 98506
    U.S.A

    • Ruth Simon

      Chris, my letter to you is written, sealed, and stamped. I’ll put it in the mailbox tomorrow morning.

      • Chris Kahana

        Thank you! I’m getting jittery, wanting to get home to my mailbox.

    • Tania D.

      Sending you some postal love from Hawaii with no expectation/obligation for a reply. No pressure. :)

      • Chris Kahana

        Mahalo, Tania. I’m looking forward to your letter. Maybe it’ll bring us some of that Island sunshine too.

  • Shirley Hooper

    Hi all! I’m adding my name and address to the list. Previously, I have only written letters to friends and family, and I have just learned of this global community, and so would like to add my name and address as well:

    Shirley Hooper
    14600 S. Cloverdale Road
    Kuna, Idaho 836334-2524
    USA

    • PurpleToothTech

      Hi Shirley,
      I am also from Idaho. I’m in southeastern Idaho. I will write to you.
      Your zip code has too many numbers. Is it 83634?

    • mimi boothby

      it’s 83634

  • Mikey Mazur

    I havent written letters since my second deployment back in 2003. People say I have an obsession with checking mail. I get all upset if nothing is in there even junk mail or bills.

    I just got back into fountain pens and the such

    Mikey Mazur
    2241 Entrada del sol Apt 1F
    Las Cruces, NM 88001

    • Chris Kahana

      I’m kind of rusty on the writing letters skills too, but I’ll be happy to send you a letter from the Pacific Northwest.

      • Mikey Mazur

        Ill take it!!! haha. Maybe this will maybe make my mail man work for once

        • Chris Kahana

          Got your letter finished and it’s in the mail!
          I don’t have any pretty pens to use yet… but I’m hoping this weekend I can get some.

          • Mikey Mazur

            That is ok and those are relative terms. Since I am in college my noodlers Ahabs which cost 20 bucks are my pretty nice pens cause those are the ones I can afford right now. Plus I love to always pull stuff apart and mess around with it so they seemed like the perfect pen for me anyway. Also wooooo for buying pens :0

    • PurpleToothTech

      Mikey I sent off a letter to you today. I used my fountain pens. I hope you enjoy it.
      Carol

      • Mikey Mazur

        Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have been slacking this week. Such a slacker but calculus is the bane of my existence at the moment tomorrow. Woo fountain pens. No other pens are allowed in my house 😛

      • Mikey Mazur

        meant to say will get on these letters tomorrow see.. do u see what calculus can do to a mind haha

        • PurpleToothTech

          I received your letter today. It was so nice. Thank you. It is the first letter I have received so far. Your letter was very interesting. …Carol

          • Mikey Mazur

            yeah I get that “interesting” comment alot haha hm I am starting to think its gotta be a marine thing

          • Mikey Mazur

            Well glad you found it interesting

          • PurpleToothTech

            I was watching a video from Goulet Pens where Brian was answering questions. One of the questions was from Mikey and it was about the pen & ink drawing of the marines that was sitting on Brian’s desk. And I said, “Hey I just got a letter from Mikey!” Was that you who asked that question?

          • Mikey Mazur

            Of course!!!!! Haha I’m everywhere

          • Mikey Mazur

            of course!!! I am every where haha

          • Mikey Mazur

            sorry if i seemed to answer the questions multiple times I would answer than later it wouldnt show that i did answer so I would think huh I swear i answered maybe i didnt hit posted and now of course they all show up haha

          • PurpleToothTech

            It’s all good. I only saw one post on my end.

          • PurpleToothTech

            Ok, now I see what your talking about. Still it’s all good. You take care and have a good night.

  • Amarkant

    I would be the happiest to receive letters from new friends.

    Amarkant Thakur,

    Azim Premji University

    Pixel Block ‘B’, PESIT Campus

    Electronics City, Hosa Road

    Bangalore – 560 100

    India

    • Guest

      Amaranth,
      I will be glad to write you & find out about things in India. Take care & God Bless, Beth

    • Beth

      Amarkant,
      I look forward to writing to you & finding out all about India! Take Care & God Bless, Beth

  • chris zietz

    sorry for the late add, was camping last weekend.

    Chris Zietz
    555 Paularino Ave #D204
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    USA

    • PurpleToothTech

      Chris, I added you to my list.
      Take care, Carol

    • patricia nadler

      …if you write a letter in the forest…and there is no one to read it…..

    • Beth

      Chris,
      Look forward to finding out all about Costa Mesa & you! Will be writing you soon! Take care & God Bless, Beth

  • Shubham Khoje

    Hello guys,
    I’ve never written a letter. I am planning to start with incowrimo today itself. Is there anybody to whom i can write?
    My address is
    B-701,Felicita, Baner-pashan link road,Baner, Pune,Maharashtra, India.

    • Charlie Lame Deer

      Poona is the home of the most fabulous Ganesh Chaturthi. Too bad some of the beautiful walas are being torn down. I’ll write to you :)

      • Shubham Khoje

        I’ve already written you a letter,will dispatch it soon..:)

        • Shubham Khoje

          I need your address charlie..i can’t find it on disqus.

          • Gary L Smith

            Charlie Lame Deer
            524 Rose Ridge
            Olive Hill, KY 41164
            USA

        • Charlie Lame Deer

          Dhanyavaad _/_

    • Chandrakant Mahajan

      yo khoje..i am writing to you.. 😛 Cya in college dude.. 😀

      • Shubham Khoje

        Chandru i need ur address.. :) and Partho’s as well..

        • Chandrakant Mahajan

          Fl-15, Bldg 6D/2, Siddharth Nagar, Ph1, near City International School, Aundh, Pune – 411007, Maharashtra, India

          or you can just give me the letter in college.. 😛

          • Shubham Khoje

            No fun in that…:p Partho’s address. ?

          • Chandrakant Mahajan

            dunno…text him..

  • Wendy Jo Osowski

    I’d love to join in on this. If anyone wants to write I’d really love to know little things about everyone, such as what book you are reading (can’t put it down? Wish you’d never picked it up?), you’re favorite quote..or jwhat music artist you are currently into. You can write me at

    Wendy Osowski
    2655 S 35th St.
    Grand Forks, ND 58201
    USA

    Feel free to send one sentence on a postcard, novella length letters, or anything inbetween. I once received a mailed waterbottle full of glitter!

    • Victoria Ballard

      There was no glitter (this time), but a letter was sent to you on Friday! :) Please look forward to it this week!

      • Wendy Jo Osowski

        I’m perfectly okay with no-glitter! (bloody stuff gets everywhere!) I can’t wait read your letter and I’ll be on the watch for it.

        • Victoria Ballard

          Judging from the letters I have received this week, it seems mail coming from the West coast and South are taking a week to arrive through the snow banks of Boston. You’re just a state below but I wonder how long it will take to reach you?!!

        • Victoria Ballard

          Judging by the letters I received thus far this week, it is taking about a week for things to arrive through the snow banks of Boston! I’m afraid it may be a while even though you aren’t so far away 😛

    • Words from Sonobe

      Hello Wendy! I received your letter yesterday! Thank you so much, my first incowrimo missive 😀 A reply will be on its way shortly! Yay!
      Amelia

      • Wendy Jo Osowski

        I’m glad it got to you okay! I realized a bit late I used regular fountain pen ink on some of my envelopes, so I was worried they’d get wet and not make it! Looking forward to it. :)

    • Amitoj Singh

      Hey Wendy! Thanks for your letter! Sent out the reply, do let me know when you receive it! 😀

  • Ruth Simon

    I learned about InCoWriMo over the weekend. I love writing letters, and I love receiving them. This is a great excuse to sit down and do something I enjoy. I hope to hear from other letter writers. Sadly, I’m monolingual, but I’d love to hear from any and all who want to write me.

    Ruth Simon
    280 Webster Ave
    Brooklyn, New York 11230
    USA

    • http://intransigentandcorruptible.tumblr.com/ Kathy Rogers

      Hi, Ruth. I’ll send you one today and you can send me one back if you like.

      Kathy in L.A.

      • Ruth Simon

        I’m looking forward to getting your letter, Kathy!

    • Beth

      Ruth,
      I will be writing to you soon. Looking forward to your reply. Hope you have a great day! Take care & God Bless, Beth

      • Ruth Simon

        Wonderful, Beth! I look forward to reading your letter and replying.

  • https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/NotThatKindofBoxing2 Linda Jean Nicholson

    I am a Canadian woodworker, creator of small wooden boxes and custom wooden pens and fountain pens. I love creating fountain pens the most as they are the most appreciated and treasured.

    Linda J. Nicholson
    3-220 St. Clair Street
    Chatham, Ontario
    N7L 3J7
    Canada

    • Shubham Khoje

      I’ve written to you and dispatched today..:)

      • https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/NotThatKindofBoxing2 Linda Jean Nicholson

        Hello Shubham! Thank you so much!! I do so enjoy receiving letters in the mail with the exception of bills!! Thank you for taking the time to write to me!

    • Joseph

      Do you have a website? I have always loved pens and recently discovered fountain pens and love them. Handmade wooden fountain pens sounds very interesting. I think I will be sending a letter to you.

      • https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/NotThatKindofBoxing2 Linda Jean Nicholson

        I sell on Etsy at: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/NotThatKindofBoxing2. I don’t currently have any fountain pens in stock, my supplies are supposed to arrive tomorrow and (weather permitting as it is bitterly cold here) I will be working in my shop over the weekend creating some.

        • Joseph

          I looked at your Easy store and was really impressed, your stuff looks really great. Those wooded boxes are nice, I wouldn’t mind having one for a very nice pencil box. You should check this out http://clickypost.com/the-store-1/ they are very nice wooden pencil/pen/notebook holders.

          • https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/NotThatKindofBoxing2 Linda Jean Nicholson

            Hi Joseph. I took a look and they have some very nice pieces. Thanks for letting me know about them.

          • Joseph

            Your Welcome! I am planning on writing you a letter to fill my quota. This is the first time I have done this, started today, and am loving it so far.

    • Beth

      Linda,
      I’m totally fascinated that you are a female pen maker. I know of several men pen makers but you are the first woman. I think that’s AWESOME!! I will be writing you. This is my first time doing InCoWriMo but I think it’s amazing bringing people all over the world together! I will be writing you today(February 11th).
      Anyone who would like to write to a home bound Florist whose loves to read, loves fountain pens, stationary & hearing from people from all over the world, Please feel free to email me at b.fralix@hotmail.com & I will send you my address promptly. Thanks to all who do write! I look forward to it! Thank you & God Bless, Beth

  • Daniel Landi

    😀 Hello…………….

    I am Daniel Landi, a brazilian that is participated last year and just loved it!

    I am for the run again……….

    Please feel free to write me as much as you like….. 😀

    Daniel Landi

    Av, Professor Celestino Bourroul, 684 – Apartamento 83 – Torre 2

    Bairro do Limão
    02710-001 – Sao Paulo – SP
    BRAZIL

  • Quynh

    Hi there! I am an avid member of the letter writing community and the shared love of a lost art. I am part of several similar sites that provide penpals via letters or randomized postcards from around the world. (To see all the organizations I used this link: http://www.xojane.com/diy/find-a-pen-pal). I am a committed writer and have maintained relationships with penpals for years. I would be delighted to have new friends. If you share the same interest and would like to write me, please do not hesitate! If you send a postcard instead of a letter, you’ll be added to my artistic collage collection from random people all over the world. For privacy reasons, please email me at CONTACTQUYNH@GMAIL.COM to get my mailing address. (I’m from Orlando FL in case anyone is worried about international postage fees).

    • Jody Chan

      Hi there, I’d like to check out the link you provided but it currently directs me to an error 404 page. Do you have another link?

      • Anon_RD

        Just take the “)” off the end and it works fine http://www.xojane.com/diy/find-a-pen-pal

        • Jody Chan

          Oh thank you! Silly me.

      • Quynh
      • Quynh

        If the link doesn’t work and shows an error page, you should still come to the xojane.com website where there is a search bar. Search “find a pen pal” and you’ll find the link and several others. If that doesn’t work let me know and I can tell you all the organizations mentioned in the article/what I use.

  • Type40Tardis

    Hello all,
    My name is Mark Harris and a lot of you don’t know me, though you may have seen a couple of posts on the blog here showing what can happen if you send lots of letters (http://incowrimo.org/2014/02/psa-the-consequences-of-incowrimo/), hint: you get lots of replies.
    I also ran a little experiment during last years InCoWriMo that involved sending out 115 tracking slips to people I hadn’t written to before, all the the 28 days. There are lots of posts on the FPGeek forum about that including a video of an animated map showing where all the slips went. http://fpgeeks.com/forum/showthread.php/6147-Tracking-Slips-My-little-Experiment?p=109865&viewfull=1#post109865

    To show I am not just some random person, but one of this wonderful group. I currently have a rather large reply pile but if you would like to write to me you can at:
    Mark Harris
    23927 Suttle Road
    Veneta Oregon 97487-9463

    With all of that said, what I wanted to post here is the following:

    A Call to Arms

    First off, I want to say I have no affiliation or association with this family in any way. I just found the general request and though our group, during this month, is uniquely suited to make a showing.

    Here is what I saw:

    Sean Cuellar, reporter at KEZI
    Some people you meet and you never forget. I met Brandon this week — he’s fighting the fight of his life.

    Brandon is facing his third bout with brain cancer. He has one simple wish — send him a letter. Please spread the word about Brandon’s
    fight.

    C/o Brandon Smith
    4736 Royal Ave. #125
    Eugene, Oregon 97402-1755
    U.S.A.

    Here is the news article:
    http://www.kezi.com/letters-encourage-boy-with-cancer/

    and their Facebook page:
    https://www.facebook.com/BrandonsFight

    It doesn’t appear that he has the ability to reply. It is up to you, if you want to write. Like I said, I have no affiliation with them but as a group, we know better than most, how good it feels to get a piece of handwritten mail. For any of you out there that may be worried about hitting your 28 letters in the month, or may be worried about trying to keep up with all the replies. Here is a chance to write something short and simple, knowing that it doesn’t have to be filled with conversation starting details.

    From a kids point of view (what am I saying), from anyone point of view, it is always more fun to get a letter from as far away and as different an environment as possible.

    Add a little ink to paper and make someone you don’t know smile on the other side of the world.

    • mimi boothby

      That first link you sent didn’t work

      • Kerr Reno

        If you remove the trailing parenthesis from the URL, it will work

        • mimi boothby

          thank you. That was hard to see on my cellphone 😀

          • Kerr Reno

            De nada! You’d be surprised what you can hack into just by tinkering with URLs.

  • Katherine Bishop

    Message me! Katherine Bishop
    1511 Split Oak Lane Apt K
    Henrico, VA 23229

    • Jen

      I grew up in Chester — so happy to see fellow Virginians here! Sent you a letter a couple of days ago.

      • Katherine Bishop

        I got your letter! Thanks <3. I plan to write back soon.

  • Joseph

    Feel free to write to me and I will gladly write a return letter. I’m 28 currently studying art at the Watts Atelier Online program [ perhaps someone is into art ].I like video games PS4/PS3/Vita, Xbox 360/Xbox One, and music. I am into pens, pencils, paper, stationary, etc. I love to listen to the PenAddict podcast, and Erasable podcast and read similar blogs. I’m on Twitter @kellett007

    Joseph Kellett
    2249 Poplar Springs Rd
    Summerville, GA 30747
    United States

  • TheCraftyLass

    Received my first InCoWriMo missive today, a handmade postcard that looks like cracking ice / glass :)
    There is no return address but if Brockwell from the UK reads this : Thank you! Please feel free to pass on your address so that I may send one in return.

  • http://www.huyhoangdao.com/ Dao Huy Hoang

    I am having a project named #1000letters. I want to write 1000 friends all around the world. Anyone wants to exchange letters, please feel free to send to:

    Dao Huy Hoang
    207 C3, Hoang Ngoc Phach Street, Dong Da District
    Hanoi 10000
    Vietnam

    I will definitely reply. Thank you!
    About me: I am a calligrapher, and penman. :)

    • patricia nadler

      you can write first,scroll to the end to find my address.

      • Ann Menchavez Tolentino

        I may have found this too late (meaning after Feb) but feel free to send a letter my way if you still are short of your 1000 goal :)

        Ann M. Tolentino
        35 Red Palm Street
        Pacita 2, Phase II
        San Pedro, Laguna
        4023 Philippines

        • patricia nadler

          love your red palm,red palm street and will send my hand in friendship and letter 1st week of April!

    • docmyles

      Please include me in you 1000 letters! Will reply… :)
      MN Beever
      tagaytay medical center
      e.aguinaldo highway silang crossing east
      tagaytay city 4120
      philippines

    • Quynh

      I love your project #1000letters and can’t wait to be a part of it; especially to see your beautiful calligraphy that I am trying to learn. And because I was born in Saigon!!! Can’t wait to receive a letter from you so I can reply!

      Quynh Nguyen
      5592 Century 21 Blvd Apt 127
      Orlando Florida 32807
      USA

      (please leave a comment so I know when you sent it :) Yayyyyy!!!

    • Gloria Sanga

      I’ve just written to you:)

  • Simran Gulati

    A-201,Gold Coast apts,Ivory estate ,Baner road ,Pune 411008 , Maharashtra ,India .
    I will surely write back :)

  • Nyannosuke

    I’m a little late to the game, but this is too wonderful to pass up. I see some people here in the comments that I’m definitely writing to!
    A bit about me: I’m a 24-yr-old crazy catlady bookworm born in the wrong century. I have a deep love of Wuthering Heights, Oscar Wilde, and traditional Japanese Arts and culture. I love to cook and sew and draw. I’d describe myself as Vincent Van Gogh meets Marilyn Monroe — neither in talent or beauty, but ambiance perhaps.

    I’m also an aspiring polyglot! Native English, studying French and Japanese for some years, so feel free to write to me in either (or a combination)! You can write to me at:
    M. E. Robertson
    64 Foster St.
    Brighton MA 02135
    USA

  • lcadilson

    Does anyone know who is and how to send a letter to the fellow who’s participating from Mawson Station?

  • David Bjornstad

    David Bjornstad
    451 County Road 426
    Cullman, AL
    USA

  • Paul Svendsen

    I’ll reply to anyone who writes!
    Paul Svendsen
    PO Box 8369
    Bend, OR 97708

  • http://www.triquetrareviews.blogspot.com Saleana

    I’d love to write to anyone who is interested.

    Saleana Carneiro
    108 Thunderbird Drive
    Naugatuck, CT 06770

    • Victoria Ballard

      A letter will be headed your way when the post office opens back up on Tuesday! :)

      • http://www.triquetrareviews.blogspot.com Saleana

        Perfect! Thank you so much.

    • Amitoj Singh

      Hey Saleana! I received your letter a few days ago and have sent my reply! Hope to stay in correspondence! 😀

  • Erin Holden

    I know I’m late to this and have some catching up to do! I would love to receive letters from you all and will be sending many out soon. I speak English and a little Spanish. Feel free to write to me in either. Here’s my information:

    Erin Holden
    412 Saint Frances Street
    Lafayette, LA 70506

    I’m really excited about this! I think I would like to get my students involved as well.

    • Amitoj Singh

      Hey Erin! Received your letter a week-ish ago and sent out the reply! Do let me know when you receive it 😀

      • Erin Holden

        Hi Amitoj! I did receive your letter a few weeks ago and am just now writing back. Sorry so late in responding. It should get to you soon:)

        • Amitoj Singh

          Hey, that’s absolutely okay!
          I’m travelling at the moment, but I’ll write to you when I get back :)

  • https://www.facebook.com/thespinningtales Sayantan Quixote Datta

    Would love to receive correspondences! I hope I get a few good pen friends.
    Address:
    Olive Green Co-Operative,
    Q-1/56, BP Township,
    Flat No. 4/8
    Kolkata- 700094
    West Bengal
    India

  • Jasamine Lee

    Hopefully I am not to late to join this party. Write to me if you wish. Be it postcards with inspiring quotes, 1 liner about how you feel today, a long complain list, or a whirlwind romance story; I would love it all.

    Jasamine Lee
    Ang mo kio Blk 571
    Ave 3 #07-3273
    Singapore 560571

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Sending a letter to you on February 10 (assuming I can dig myself out of three feet of snow!).

      • Jasamine Lee

        Thank you! Waiting eagerly… … will reply promptly.

  • Mary Collis

    I may not be the fastest responder, but I’d love to hear from any and all! I’m loving the workout my pens are getting this month!

    Mary Collis
    5263 Wilcox Rd
    Whitesboro, NY 13492
    (Blog: From The Pen Cup)

    • Mikey Mazur

      Awesome blog def added to my book marks :) I’ll add you to the list and since you are from NY def gotta send a letter since that was my home state for 18 yrs

  • Robert

    World traveler currently not on the road- I’d love to continue the exchange of fascinating
    perspectives with friends abroad. It’s awesome being able to hear about
    others at exciting points in their lives, as well as discovering
    similarities that we share from a world apart. Let’s swap travel stories!

    Address:
    Robert C.
    PO Box 393
    MILLBRAE, CALIFORNIA, 94030
    United States of America

  • patricia nadler

    So,because I am all……the way down….scroll after scroll after scroll…/I am placing my name back on the list…in hopes that I will be included….my 3rd year of INKY~RHINO….a much anticipated event for me.All those fab pens,pouring ink onto Tomoe River……makes my heart skip a beat.I adore color ink charts of the inks you own!
    Meet you in the mail:)

  • Isaac Tan

    Hello all! I’m currently an philosophy and theatre studies undergrad from Singapore and would love to participate in this. However, I’m not comfortable with leaving my address in such a public forum.

    As such, if you would like to write to me, drop me an email at isaactan90@gmail.com and we’ll exchange mailing addresses!

  • Quynh

    Would love receiving a letter from you; I thrive on Pen Pals and my responses are timely, fun and include random surprises based on what I know about each and every one of you. I can’t wait to receive some and start writing back!!

    Quynh Nguyen
    5592 Century 21 Blvd Apt.127
    Orlando Florida 32807

    Please email me (contactquynh@gmail.com) or leave a comment if you will be sending a letter so I can wait excitedly and be prepared to respond :) Thanks!!

  • bruce

    An awesome and amazing project. I’d be astounded to receive correspondence from anyone who wishes to write. And promise to reply in kind. For those who feel the month may be a bit short, I plan on continuing this throughout the year.

    Bruce Gordon
    1316 Halton Terrace
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Canada K2K 3K6

    • patricia nadler

      on my list

    • patricia nadler

      mail out to you today.

  • Neville Smith

    IncowriNOOOO! Joy! I received my first letter today. Devastation! I cannot read it. Now I am terrified many of my own letters will arrive the same way, for I only used waterproof ink on the envelope. How many more of you have had this happen? (BTW the sad face was my addition, it didn’t come in the letter)

    • Joanne McCabe

      I have tender feelings toward the few pieces of damaged (or outrageously delayed) mail that I’ve received over the years. After all, as opposed to the millions of letters that ship, globally, without a hitch, damaged mail is “mail, with a story” — and a more exciting story than “I was fed through a postal sorting machine and dropped into a sack.” HO-HUM! It’s mail that has been places and done things that other pieces of mail can only daydream about.

      Your opportunity, now, Neville, is to (based on the evidence) sleuth out the story of “what happened to this letter once it left the writer’s hands.” Rain puddle? Typhoon? Dropped overboard mid-ocean? Frisky water balloon fight among Aussie postal workers? (It is, after all, still summer where you are.) Or maybe it landed in some clumsy baroness’s powder room, and was doused with spilled perfume (how SHE got her mitts on the letter is yet another story).

      Had this letter arrived unscathed, it would have been nice to read both now and later, but it likely would have disappeared into the epistolary white noise of your InCo-ming letters in general. But now, this one piece of mail, with its invisible ink, can provide you with hours of entertaining diversion.

      Don’t think of it as “Bummer! Damaged!” Think of it as mail, “with added features”!

      • Neville Smith

        I agree Joanne! My initial disappointment has been replaced with
        similar yet slightly less imaginative stories. I really enjoyed your perspective. I’m going with the balloon fight theory, because it is indeed something that has occurred in my own office and the letter had no scent, and so discounts the Baroness story. 😉

        • Joanne McCabe

          I still do have an empty day or two in my calendar, so I’ll “slot” you in. Now, to engineer something waterproof . . .

        • Joanne McCabe

          Your letter will be arriving in the finest, waterproof-est, peek-a-boo-est dryness that a zippered baggie has ever had to offer!

          Take that, you splashy postal workers!

          • Klaus

            again, a very nice envelope. and an instant stamp-collection too!

      • Christina Carson

        The strangest one of lost mail stories I’ve encountered was a birthday card that came a year late yet exactly on my birthday. I wouldn’t have even noticed had that same person not already sent the current year’s card.

        • Joanne McCabe

          Maybe the second card signified that, for that birthday, you aged TWO years, instead of one. Horrors! (I’m aging plenty fast enough, thank you, even at the annual, clip-clop pace.) : )

    • Kerr Reno

      Argh yeah I realized I did the same thing, but like a goober on some I didn’t use a waterproof ink on some of the envelopes. Those might get lost in the ether of the postal system. I’m going to have to get some bulletproof black or something. Any other recommendations besides noodlers bulletproof inks?

      • Joanne McCabe

        One of my incoming letters had a piece of clear packing tape over both destination and return addresses. It degraded the appearance of the envelope somewhat, but may be the best solution, given the foggy/soggy/snowy February that most of us are in. Packing tape would allow for any ink, whether waterproof or not.

    • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

      If it is raining or likely to rain, I will post letters indoors, either handing them over to a nice post office clerk, or go to one of the supermarkets/shops with a post box inside. I also tend to write the envelopes with a ballpoint.
      Last year around this time, I had a short holiday and came home to wet (damp) post – the doormat had a corner sticking out under the door and collected the rain. Luckily, after drying the envelopes and letters on a clothes horse, I was able to read them (and they weren’t too badly damaged).

    • Tania D.

      Someone sent a letter and you received art. Sorry the missive didn’t arrive. It’s very mysterious and lovely, though.

      • oliviarrow

        Totally agree, looks like a pretty watercolor now!

  • Denise Paula Ronquillo Q

    This will be my first time to join InCoWriMo. It would be really awesome to bring back the art of personal, handwritten letter-writing. Please include me in your mailing lists! I would love to meet and become pen pals with anyone and everyone from all over the world. Here’s my address:

    Denise Paula R. Quesada
    #12 Kalayaan Avenue
    Unit I, Liberty Place
    Brgy. Malaya, Quezon City
    Philippines 1101

  • Isaac Tan

    Hello! I’m an undergraduate from Singapore and would love to receive letters from around the world. To start off, you could tell me who you are and what inspires you. While it’ll be difficult to write 28 letters in Feb, I promise to reply to anyone who writes.

    Blk 559 Choa Chu Kang North 6
    #07-66
    Singapore 680559

  • Ilana Masad

    I’m a couple days behind and making up for lost time! Here’s my address again :) I’m a writer and editor and love penpalling:

    Ilana Masad
    501 W. 173 St. #33
    New York, NY 10032
    USA

    • patricia nadler

      i love manhattan!
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach florida 33446 usa

  • Charles DeCurtis

    Please consider writing me :
    Charles DeCurtis
    3755 Old College Way
    Marietta, Georgia 30062

    I will respond in kind.
    Best regards, C

    • Comix

      Hi Charles, if you haven’t received anything, don’t worry. I haven’t posted my address here because I’m actually less interested in receiving than sending, but I went through the whole comment section and culled roughly 30 addresses at the start of the month. And guess who was my #1 letter on February 1st…? C: Just keep an eye on your mailbox. I live in Asia and have noticed that it typically takes about 2 weeks for my mail to arrive at North American destinations.

  • Ben Freeman

    A little late in getting started, so looking for new people to get writing to, I love history, postcards (postcrossing.com) and penpalling and been writing to penfriends for close to 15 years though never tried anything as mad as InCoWriMo before.
    I grew up in England and South Africa, but the last few years have seen me living in glorious Ireland both Northern and the Republic, I can always tell a story or two, usually from my own experiences….in the past i’ve had encounters with rioters and Royals, and had tea with both Prisoners and Prime Ministers.
    I will aim to reply to all who wanna write.
    Ben Freeman
    35 Fortuna Street
    Belfast
    Northern Ireland
    BT12 5PL
    UNITED KINGDOM

    • patricia nadler

      will reply to your letter
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach florida 33446 usa

    • Winnie Dolderer

      I posted a letter your way on Saturday, Ben. Happy InCoWriMo!

  • Klaus

    Hello World,

    I´m participating this way: writing a small note or letter to my wife every evening so she sees it the next morning… Also I write letters and mail them out, but it are far to less to use all my fountain pens and inks – which I would love use and to exchange about…
    I would like to receive and write letters about family and friends, cooking, art, films, happy and sad days, maybe drawings too? ….
    I´m German and read and write English o.k…. Would love letters and Postcards (please put them in an envelope) from all over the world…

    Klaus Iking
    Thomas-Edison-Realschule
    Schlüterstr. 18-20
    40235 Düsseldorf
    GERMANY

    Best to all of you InCoWriMos!
    Klaus

    • patricia nadler

      can you tell me more about thomas edison realschule,everything is in german.i can read some.not all.my mom just showed me some photo albums from germany from the 30’s!
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach fl 33446 usa

      • Klaus

        hello Praticia. Those photo-albums must be very nice! you can look up the school in the web… If you send me a snail-mail, I´ll be happy to reply and tell you more in English… :-) K.

    • Chandon Bleackley

      Hi Klaus,

      Nice post. I’ve sent you a letter from Melbourne on 14th February. It will take about a week to get to Germany.

      Chandon

      • Klaus

        Hi Chandon,

        thank you for that. I´m impatiently waiting, and will reply.

        Best
        Klaus

      • Klaus

        Hi Chandon,
        I´m looking forward to your letter and will reply.
        Klaus

  • Indira

    This is my first InCoWriMo. I’m so glad that I stumbled into fountain pens. I love the idea of sitting down and taking the time to write out a note or letter to someone. Today everything is so instant and fast paced that it’s nice to slow down a bit and really appreciate how easy it is to connect with others. It’s a bit of give and take, push and pull between what is gained and what could potentially be lost. I miss the anticipation of a friendly letter in the mail. The personal writing style of a friend. I especially miss the unique stamps from around the world. So, if anyone has a bit of time please write to me.

    Indira Wagner
    PO Box 1506
    Hopewell VA 23860
    USA

    • Victoria Ballard

      I find letter writing to be wonderfully relaxing and rewarding! I would be happy to write to you–what is your address? Or you may write to me first and receive a speedy reply: P.O. Box 53019, Medford, MA 02153 USA. Happy posting! :)

      • Indira

        Hi Victoria, thanks for the reply. I forgot to put the address in my original post. I put in an edit. So happy that I’m not too late to participate. Thanks kindly.

        • Victoria Ballard

          You are quite welcome :) The letter will be mailed on Tuesday, so I hope it will reach you before the week’s end!

    • Jen

      OMG, my father worked in Hopewell for 42 years (retired in 2012). I’m from Chester. You’ll get a letter from me soon!

  • Heather Tisdell

    I’m a little late with this because I just had a baby a week ago :) but anyways here’s a bit about me. I’m 34,married and live in Montana. I love all things fountain pen,all colors, cheap pens, expensive pens and even that J Herbin rollerball is pretty cool. I’m an active with pen pals, and will write anyone across the globe. :) I love Rhodia and Clairfontaine, and also love sending small notecards, postcards (when I can find them) and the like. I love music, baking, animals, my baby girl, my dogs, Farmville (yes I know…but it’s relaxing), vacations, yoga, Cs Lewis, reading, Lord of the Rings, U2, humanitarian issues, tea, coffee, and a whole lot more. Should anyone want to write this late in Incowro here is my address: . Heather Sveum. Po Box 564. . Sunburst, MT 59482 Usa

    • patricia nadler

      a baby!!!!! wow,awaiting your letter,boy or girl???

      • Heather Tisdell

        I can’t seem to find your address. Little girl! :)

        • patricia nadler

          buried at the end:(
          patricia landon
          702 monaco o
          delray beach fl 33446

    • Gloria Sanga

      I’m very late in the writing adventure… but I’ll definitely write you:)

  • Alan Foster

    Hey all i’ve joined quite late, to this but i’m catching up fast. I’m 5 down 7 to go, as of the 12th Feb.

    If anyone wishes to write, to me my adress is

    Alan Foster

    Flat 14
    109 Sothgate Street,
    Gloucester,
    Gloucestershire,
    GL1 1UT,

    ENGLAND

    • patricia nadler

      write , Alan ,write :)
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach florida 33446 usa

      • Alan Foster

        l’ll be writing you on Monday its my day off then so pens at the ready

  • http://gravatar.com/sinistral51 Bradley A Harris

    I enjoy writing and receiving letters.
    I have a variety of interests.
    Brad Harris
    PO Box 11875
    Fort Smith AR 72917
    USA

  • Tracy Lee Belford

    This is my third year and my address is always over at FPGeeks but it makes sense to put it here. Fountain pen lover, cat lady but not crazy yet, motorcycle rider, and I work for the world’s premiere space agency. :-)

    Tracy Lee Belford
    713 Killarney Court
    Merritt Island FL 32953

    • William Milling

      I take no responsibility for you posting here. I am totally guilty but choose to not feel so.

      • Tracy Lee Belford

        As long as you and I know the truth, that is all that matters. :-)

    • http://intransigentandcorruptible.tumblr.com/ Kathy Rogers

      Sending you one. At this point in the month, anyone who posts an address is fair game! Haha!

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Thank you for the letter Tracy! The hubby is eyeing my NASA postcard!

      • Tracy Lee Belford

        You are so welcome, thank you for yours as well!

  • eliotgunnsr

    Hi all,

    I’m twelve for twelve! That makes me… proud of myself!! Ha ha. I will start writing to those here, in the comments tomorrow, but just for good measure, below is my address.

    Eliot Gunn

    2117 South 10th Street

    McAllen, TX 78503

    Write you soon!!!

  • bruce

    Bingo. I’ve just realized that even at a couple of letters a day, both my list and little pile of missives has grown enough to well outpace the month. Should you strenuously object to having a letter sent from a month that’s not the shortest of the year, please write and let me know –before the second half slips away. Keep in mind as a last resort, If necessary I can always fake the date.

    Bruce Gordon
    1316 Halton Terrace
    Ottawa, ON K2K 3K6
    Canada

  • Tania D.

    Mahalo to Patricia (Delray Beach, FL); Ann (Urbana, IL) and Marti (Franklin, IN) for your postal love. Response will be in the mail within a few days.
    In cause you’re curious. Pic of my postal home below.
    PO Box 514 Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 USA

    • Tania D.

      This is me – Tania D. I have no idea how a photo of a handbag (gift for a friend!) got into my post. Fat fingers! I tried to fix it and it got worse. :(

      Anyway, thank you again to Patricia, Martie and Ann for your mail. I have received 6 InCoWriMo mail so far and have sent out 21 (11 from this list and 10 to family)

    • patricia nadler

      the eagle flies….it’s lovely….

  • Jennifer Zeleny

    I’d love to receive letters.

    Jennifer Zeleny
    1436 E. Wilson Ave.
    Salt Lake City, UT 84105

    • Jennifer Burroughs

      a letter will be on its way today happy valentine’s day

  • Jennifer Burroughs

    i am loving the letters and hope you enjoy the replies. i will keep sending letters as long as you do.
    this has been so much fun sending out letters knowing someone smiles when they check their mail.

    jenny burroughs helton
    p.o. box 3098
    galveston tx 77552

    • patricia nadler

      mail arrived :)

  • Bert Carson

    My good pen pal Barbara asked me add her to the list. Here’s her info:

    Barbara Budan
    360 Stonewall Ct Apt 4409
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 39464-7992
    USA

    Now I’m off to finish my reply to her wonderful letter which she wrote on InCoWriMo “official stationary”

  • William Milling

    If these is anyone on this list who has not yet received a letter please speak up and I shall try my best to get one to you. InCoWrimo is a little more than half over so let us make the most of what we have left in this wonderful month.

    On another note, it seem that Letters du Jour is not making a reappearance this year. If anyone has some good letter pictures please post them. This is my out going mail on February 2nd.

    • patricia nadler

      say it ain’t so…can we appeal to ERIC?

      • William Milling

        I sent an email on the third about this topic to Mr. Schneider.

    • Klaus

      Dear William,

      I´ve not yet received a letter yet. Your selfmade envelopes look very appealing to me, would love to receive a snail mail packed this way!
      My post with a little introduction is below, but here is my adress again:

      Klaus Iking
      Thomas-Edison-Realschule
      Schlüterstr. 18-20
      40235 Düsseldorf
      GERMANY

      The idea of uploading more writing images will be followed:-)

      Best
      Klaus

      • Joanne McCabe

        Be aware, Klaus, that a letter from the USA (where Bill is) may take up to two weeks to arrive. Letters from other countries may take longer. It’s only been four days since you posted your address, so it’s not surprising that you haven’t received any yet (there is a reason why “snail mail” is called that — it’s slow). But letters may well be en route already.

        • Klaus

          Thank you, Joanne, for pointing this out. Although knowing it, I´m impatient, because this is so exciting to me:-)

          • mimi boothby

            Klaus, International takes a long time, customs holds the mail up

      • William Milling

        Mr Ikling: Your letter is now at the post office. Unfortunately tomorrow is a federal holiday so your letter will not begin its trip to you until Tuesday.

        • Klaus

          Dear William, nice to read that letter is on the way:-) As you suggested, I posted some writing-/ink-pics above.

  • Rohan Sinha

    Probably no one will read this now, but still…
    Rohan Sinha,
    Flat#2, Sharmishtha-1,
    Senapati Bapat Road(Near Model Colony),
    429/A-Shivaji Nagar
    Pune – 411016
    Maharashtra, India.

    • patricia nadler

      yes,reading it,you can write me and I will respond
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach florida 33446
      usa

      • Rohan Sinha

        Thank You!
        Was worried it’d go unnoticed.
        I can sent some new stamps as well, if you are interested in them.

        • patricia nadler

          a letter is perfect!

  • Hannele Ögård-Forsman

    I live on The autonoumus Aland Islands (Finland) in the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland. I’d love get some mail!
    Hannele Ogard-Forsman
    Smedsgrand 1 bst 3
    AX-22100 Mariehamn
    The Aland Islands
    Finland

    • patricia nadler

      I’ll reply to you:)
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach florida 33446
      usa

    • Gloria Sanga

      added to my list! I’ll write to you soon:)

    • pascale

      Hi Hannele, Letter is gone for you a few days ago 😉

  • Klaus

    … and here are some impressions of my handwritten mini-letters….

    1. written with J. Herbin stormy grey
    2. Diamine kelly green (green Lamy Safari le)
    3. Diamine majestic blue
    4. self-mixed ink (pink Lamy Safari le).

    best
    Klaus

    • William Milling

      Maybe we can get a movement started here. (“You can get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant!”)

      • Klaus

        o.k….

      • Joanne McCabe

        LETTER DERBY TIME . . . !
        Seeing how “Bill Mill” has mailed a letter (due to post Tuesday, Feb 17) from US “down under” (i.e., Alabama), I will also mail a letter (due to post Tuesday, Feb 17) from US “up top” (i.e., Minnesota), and we’ll see which letter is the fastest. (Root for mine! Root for mine!).

        “You take the high road / and I’ll take the low road / and I’ll be in Germany a’fore ye!” — or so the old song goes.

        Seriously, though, this will be a fun postal experiment, to see which envelope is more fleet, or if they both pant across the finish line, together.

        • Klaus

          Dear Joanne, this envelope just looks lovely! I will report from the finish line:-)))

          • Joanne McCabe

            Danke!

          • Klaus

            Bitteschön! :-) (=you´re welcome)

        • William Milling

          Challenge accepted! Let us make this more interesting with a friendly wager. Say the loser refunds the winner’s postage? (If I lose I will send you a forever global postage stamp.)

          • Joanne McCabe

            FACETIOUS COUNTERPROPOSAL (emphasis on “facetious”): The just-desserts wager needs to be a case of Spam! [Spam is Minnesotan, BTW. About 80 miles south of me is Austin, MN: home of the Spam museum. Although it’s currently being upgraded (the museum, not the meat product), the brand-new Spam museum won’t be open to the public until 2016.]

          • William Milling

            Hmmm, I do not really care for Spam, but you do have an interesting point. I propose two caveats to the wager 1) that the prize be the case of assorted flavors of Spam and 2) should I win the case be sent to Mr. Tom Suchecki. Are these terms agreeable?

    • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

      Kelly green is one of my favourites

      • Klaus

        it´s a happy ink:D

  • Ashley Shell

    I know that it is a tad bit late to join. However I would still love to join! I am LOVE writing (letters, in my journal, anything with a pen), am into photography, and love being outside doing things – such as horseback riding! I would love to meet some new people and make a pen pal or two (or three or more!). I also run a blog where I share my photography and do reviews on pens and paper (www.penandjournalpassions.blogspot.com). I eagerly await any letters and am prompt to write back!

    Ashley Shell
    3356 Blanchard Cutoff Road
    Blanchard, ID 83804
    United States

    • Klaus

      Hello Ashley,

      just looked in your blog and now even more want the orange TWSBI ! :-) The whole blog is really nice with some good fotos! If you like orange and matching inks: Lamy brings out a copperorange Al Star these days with a matching ink…

      Best
      Klaus

    • patricia nadler

      I’ll reply,handwriting envy,how do you print so concisely?
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      dealray beach florida 33446
      I love nibs,so beautiful:)

    • mimi boothby

      just copy some of the addresses here and start writing!

  • mimi boothby

    been getting out at least one letter a day, that includes Sunday and this holiday today. Some of you wrote to me in Seattle, that will take a little longer to get to me, but it’s on its way right now. I have gotten some wonderful mail already, I am so excited, I check the mail several times a day. 😀 Mimi Boothby 1007 N adams st, tallahassee, fl 32303 (this address is only good for the next month). Have received wonderful letters from Kerr, Sara Rice, Christina Carson, and Charlie Lame Deer.

    • mimi boothby

      these two cards are waiting for people to write to me!

      • Klaus

        Hi Mimi,

        the little frog in my icon, I also painted with watercolours. Outlines with Sailor Black nano ink.

        Best
        Klaus

        • mimi boothby

          Neat frog!

  • patricia nadler

    here are some of my initial mailings
    PATRICIA LANDON
    702 MONACO O
    DELRAY BEACH FLORIDA 33446
    USA
    29 MORE GOING OUT SOON!

    • Words from Sonobe

      Wow! That’s wonderful! I’m writing a letter everyday but sending them out in batches once a week, the post office is not quite on the way to work for me. I’m 2 letters behind though :(

      • patricia nadler

        “a letter written,is worth sending…no matter when it arrives”

  • Sergio Valencia

    Hello Everyone, as I am pretty late to the party, I wanted to also throw my hat in the ring as it were. I would love to have new pen friends and will be happy to use my good stationery writing you. My name is Sergio.

    Sergio Valencia
    1600 Parker Avenue, Apt. 23B
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024-7008

    Thanks,

  • http://intransigentandcorruptible.tumblr.com/ Kathy Rogers

    February 17 and I am running out of lucky (cough) recipients. If you posted your address in these comments, you may very well get a random missive from me. As turnabout is fair play, here’s mine:

    Kathy Rogers
    4137 Balcony Dr.
    Calabasas, CA 91302
    USA

    53, F, married, one college-age son. Retired/volunteer. Living in a much less posh part of Calabasas than those pesky Kardashians, who I do not know and have never seen. Thank goodness.

  • http://www.madison-page.com Madison + PAGE

    Just received our first letters in the mail today, so exciting! Please feel free to keep writing us:

    Madison + Page
    230, 425 1 Street SW
    Calgary, Alberta
    Canada
    T2P 3L8

    • Gloria Sanga

      you’ll soon get a letter from Italy:)

  • Rohini Bhat

    I love the idea. I also am happy to see some people from India wanting to write letters.

  • Rohini Bhat

    I am from India and people are also not writing letters and consider emailing is the way to go. So sad.:(

    • patricia nadler

      will reply to your letter:)

  • William Milling

    Posted here on behalf of an awesome penpal.

    Therese P. Dignard
    P. O. Box 533,
    Berlin, NH 03570.0533
    USA

    • mimi boothby

      write to Therese if you want the most beautifully designed envelopes I”ve ever seen!!!!

    • Gloria Sanga

      added to my list! will write you soon Therese!

    • Krista Hart

      Oh, William! If you have contact with her, could you tell her that Krista in South Korea received her wonderful letter? Compared to her, I write like a 5 year old! I think I may have sent one to her from this post of yours just this morning, actually, but I’ll send a second sort of introductory letter to her in response to this one. Thank you so much if you can pass on the message!

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Thank you Therese for the most beautiful letter! I received it here yesterday on a miserable, snowy and icy day. Made my evening. I will be writing to you tonight!

  • Shailesh Kulkarni

    B-502, Sai grace appts pimpri-chinchwad link road pune411033

  • Greg Moore

    I’m new to InCoWriMo and to fairly new to fountain pans as well. But what really got my interested renewed is the slow disappearance of cursive writing in US schools. I believe that those of of us here and participating in this wonderful event are in some small way pushing back against the tide of those that think 140 characters at a time is all thats ever needed. That being said I’m a software test engineer by day and an avid fountain pen fan by night and looking for ways to improve my handwriting. So far I’ve written 6 letters which is 6 more then i’ve written in a very very long time and I plan on writing several more. I’m not as creative or artistic as many below but I will happily reply to any snail mail (or any other form of communication… ) If the urge strikes you feel free to send something to:

    Greg Moore
    15850 SW Barnard Ct.
    Beaverton, OR 97007

    Sorry this is so late in the month.
    Thanks.

    • Klaus

      Hey Greg,

      thank you for your post wich “runs in open doors” by me: Here in Germany cursive is also disappearing and maybe in the near future not teached any more in primary schools. If I see, how 11-16 year old pupil write: it´s horror. Often not legible at all and often strained. The joy writing can bring, can only hardly revealed to these kids. I do my best to push back in my way of sharing my enthusiasm… a drop on a hot stone, but here and there…

      Best wishes
      Klaus (snail mail adress below)

      • Greg Moore

        Klaus,
        Yes, I agree is it a horror. Imagine, someone that never been taught cursive trying to do new research the writings of a historical figure. I think it might be a bit like me trying to translate Japanese writing.

        I will say I have been having so much fun writing these letters my wife is beginning to wonder if I’m OK.

        By the way, expect a letter.:)

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        I remember my first ever German penpal in school, almost 30 years ago. I remember it taking time to get used to her handwriting (different cursive style to mine), but I got there. I should have her letters somewhere, in a mixture of English and German. It is a shame though – ich habe fast alles Deutsch vergessen.

        • Klaus

          …like all things, we don’t use or train… So I hope my English is not too bad when I write to some of you…
          Please feel free to write in English or German, or a mixture when convenient. Wie Du magst.
          Liebe Grüße
          Klaus

    • Chandon Bleackley

      Greg,

      What you say resonates with me. I am sending you a letter today. It may take a week, as I am sending it from Australia (my address is below), but it will hopefully get there.

      Kind regards,

      Chandon

      • Greg Moore

        Thank you Chandon. I look forward to it and I’ll look for your address below.

    • patricia nadler

      I could do a whole dissertation on the importance of cursive writing in todays’ schools.Will reply to your letter!

      • Greg Moore

        Your web site looks pretty handy. :) Maybe I can dust off few left brain cells and come up with something creative. Hmm… don’t expect copperplate or Spencerian Script but it WILL be cursive.

        • patricia nadler

          MUCH obliged:)

      • Klaus

        sounds very interesting. can you name your website, please?

        • Greg Moore

          Klaus,
          If I’m not mistaken it is http://handinfriendship.com which lead to my bad pun. I like to think I’m a punny kind of guy. Whether I’m actually funny or not depends…

        • patricia nadler

          thanks for looking:)

          • Klaus

            very nice blog full of soul!

    • Winnie Dolderer

      I wrote you a letter today, Greg. I will post it in the morning!

      • Greg Moore

        Thank you. I’ll happily send you a reply.

  • Gloria Sanga

    Hi everybody! I’ve just found out about InCoWriMo.. and I simply love the idea!! I’ve very little free time as I’ve a 4 months son who’s keeping me very busy at the moment but I’ll do my best to write to as many of you as I can!
    Here’s my address too:
    Gloria Sanga
    via Pascoli 6
    24060
    Bagnatica -BG- Italy

    hope to hear from some of you:)

    • mimi boothby

      ti scrivero’
      Mimi

      • Gloria Sanga

        ti risponderò con piacere!!

    • pascale

      Hello Gloria, I will send you a mail in the week from France,
      my address:
      pascale argaud
      48 rue germain soufflot
      07500 guilherand granges
      France

      • Gloria Sanga

        Hi Pascale!I’ll definitely write to you soon:)

        • pascale

          a letter is gone for you this morning 😉

          • Gloria Sanga

            can’t wait!!

          • Gloria Sanga

            a letter for you is on its way too!

    • Kerr Reno

      Sent you one last night – hope you can read it – new ink, new stub nib & new paper.

      • Gloria Sanga

        thank u Kerr! you’ll get a reply for sure:)

  • patricia nadler

    Letters are arriving…… Keep’em coming:)

    • oliviarrow

      WOW!!! That’s a treasure trove right there.

      • patricia nadler

        I love letters<3

    • Greg Moore

      I Posted a letter to you today. I think it one of the most creative I’ve ever done. I hope you like it.

      • patricia nadler

        I’m sure I will:)

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    I am having a quiet day tidying up my computer desk, and more importantly, my writing desk. It took me ages to find something hidden underneath stuff on my writing desk.

    • patricia nadler

      would love to see a list of the”stuff ” you found!

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        quite a few small value coins, a letter knife, some odds and ends of stationery and elastic bands, hair bands too, oh and packets of seeds!

        • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

          Thought I mislaid 20 euro, so have decided to give my writing desk a proper tidy (rather than quick sort through). Found the money. Sorting out the envelopes by size at the mo.

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        I did find a new home for this

        • patricia nadler

          RED POST BOX,VERY COOL!

  • Klaus

    YEAH!

    The first InCoWriMo – letter arrived today – from Australia! Thank you so much Chandon.
    Reply will come.

    Best
    Klaus

    • William Milling

      What is the post date? I hate the think Ms. McCabe and I both lost the bet!

      • Klaus

        Hi Bill,

        the stamp isn’t exactly readable, maybe 15th, but the letter is dated 14th Feb. From Australia to me really fast!
        The first USA – letter has still to arrive, so you havn’t lost that derby yet:-)

        Have a nice weekend, I hope it´s not too cold where you live!

        Klaus

        • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

          Australia to anywhere is usually faster than anywhere to Australia.

      • Joanne McCabe

        I agree 100%!

        Writerjinx’s from Maine was mailed on the 20th, several days after both Mr. Milling’s and mine, which went out on the 17th (as I recall, but I can’t for the life of me find Klaus’ post on the various dates to confirm). That means that, in true “beep-beep, beep-beep!” Nash-Rambler style, we’ve both been overtaken by a speedy upstart that roared up upon us in the rearview and left us in the dust. And having lost the bet, my case of assorted Spam cancels Bill’s International stamp, so we’re both even.

        I could be saying this out of a sense of altruism and disinterested fairness, or it could just be because a Postcrossing postcard that I sent from US to Germany in December, and which should have easily arrived by Christmas, just showed up today, taking a grand 66 days of travel.

        Maybe postal workers in US “down under” are more versed in reading cursive, whereas in US “up top,” correspondence has to be routed through an archaic handwriting expert for translation before it can be coded and delivered?

        Maybe my InCo 2015 letter will mosey in in time to be Klaus’ first for InCo 2016!

        • William Milling

          Wow, Finding these two posts at the same time is tough! Winterjinx’s letter was postmarked the 20th. We both lost. Not sure what to do now, what does winterjinx win?

          • writerjinx

            Apparently Maine mails things quickly! I didn’t even know there was a bet, to be honest. Perhaps that disqualifies me from the prize? It’s curious to see how long things take via the post.

    • writerjinx

      There’s one in the mail for you from Portland, Maine!

  • mimi boothby

    last three days, no letters at all! oh, the pain of it.

    • mimi boothby

      repost of postcards waiting for someone to claim them by writing to me.

      • writerjinx

        They’re lovely! Can you post your address again?

        • mimi boothby

          M boothby, 1007 n Adams st, Tallahassee, fl, 32303, usa

        • mimi boothby

          hmm, thought i did. 1007 N adams, tallahassee, FL 32303

          • Kerr Reno

            Mimi, how long will your Tallahassee address be good before we should switch to your other address?

          • mimi boothby

            wow, it’s not easy to find threads on this gargantuan post. You can send mail to either address. If I’ve gone home, they will be forwarded to me. 😀

          • Kerr Reno

            Okie dok – the next letter will be at your home (already sent)

      • Joanne McCabe

        Mimi’s watercolor work is amazing, and they look even more stunning in person! I’m the lucky recipient of one of her cute crocs! (Or is it “gator”? I can never keep these mouthy, toothy reptiles straight.)

    • Jennifer Burroughs

      what’s your address i’ll write you

      • mimi boothby

        1007 n adams street, tallahassee, fl, 32303

    • Jenny Yap

      Tell us your address, I’ll write to you too!

  • Jenny Yap

    Will be writing to anyone I find in the comment box here! Although it’s the last few days, I would love it if I receive some letters as well!

    Tampines Street 41
    Block 402
    #01-39
    Singapore 520402

    • Greg Moore

      I’ll happily reply to you or anyone. :) My address is further down on the list.

  • writerjinx

    Hey all! Letters are starting to filter in and I couldn’t be happier! I’ve gotten almost all my replies done, but I still need a few more names! Let me know if you want a letter from me, I’m a die hard geek, and a fan of all things RPG and Doctor Who. Give me superheros and board games, fountain pens and calligraphy. I’ll repost my address, since I think it’s way down the list.

    Keziah Roy
    149 Brackett St, Apt 2
    Portland, ME 04102
    USA

    I look forward to hearing from you all!

    • Klaus

      Hey Keziah,

      a letter from you, would be nice:-)

      Klaus Iking
      Thomas-Edison-Realschule
      Schlüterstr. 18-20
      40235 Düsseldorf
      GERMANY

      Maybe I learn what RPG is:-)

      Best
      Klaus

      • writerjinx

        I just dropped a letter for you in the mail yesterday! I didn’t mention RPGs…they’re roleplaying games, like Dungeons and Dragons. If I get a reply, I’ll send you another with an explanation!

        • Klaus

          I´m looking forward to that and will reply of course. Aha, I´m not much into that (RPG), although that may change when my litte daughter grows up:-) But I like radio plays, and this days I´m listening to “lord of the rings” again. It was produced by the WDR, a big radio station located in Cologne. I think the whole drama is about 10 hours long…

          • Joanne McCabe

            Klaus: If you enjoy radio plays, you and Gary Smith would have a lot to talk about. His original post is near the bottom of this list, about ten or so up from the bottom. (Choose “sort by oldest” up by the header to reverse the order of the comments, and keep scrolling until you find his Oklahoma address.)

    • patricia nadler

      pick me!!!!
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach florida 33446

      • Laurie

        Patricia, funny story–

        I sent you a letter, with adequate postage and a clear address. On the back, I put my return address and some faux postage I had made. Yesterday I went to my post office box, and what should I find inside but the letter I had sent to you, delivered to me!

        I took said letter to the counter to inquire as to WHY a letter I addressed to someone in Florida, clear across the country, should arrive in my post box. The worker explained that, perhaps, the letter had gone through “the machine” back-side up, and “the machine” read MY address and cancelled MY faux stamps. So she cancelled the actual stamps, and THEN took a gigantic black marker to the envelope to cross out all the places “the machine” had left its mark.

        I have to tell you, I cringed when that marker soaked into the envelope. I can only hope you will still be able to read the letter. I will be waiting on pins and needles.

        Yours most sincerely,

        Laurie Oberg

        • patricia nadler

          yes,sadly it has happened to me several times! The “drat” of the black marker,reminds me of “snidely whiplash”. I’m sure it will be fine:) Will look for it soon!

        • Klaus

          Hey Laurie,

          hopefully your letter will arrive well soon! I really like selfmade faux postage. Like your icon too!

          Best wishes
          Klaus

        • patricia nadler

          your wonderful gossamer hand is now posted,reply out soon!

    • Gloria Sanga

      here I am!!
      Gloria Sanga
      via Pascoli 6
      24060 Bagnatica -Bg-
      Italy

    • mimi boothby

      and me! Mimi Boothby 1007 N adams street, Tallahassee, FL 32303

  • Klaus

    Wer nimmt aus Riegel teil? Diverse Male war ich schon im schönen Kaiserstuhl in Burkheim in Urlaub!

    Wer nimmt aus Hamburg teil? Dort fahre ich oft vorbei an die Nordsee / CUX… Ich liebe es. Müsste mal in HH Halt machen. Gibt sicher nicht nur schöne Füller dort:-)

    LG
    Klaus

    • Greg Moore

      Burkheim am Kaiserstuhl sounds like an interesting place. I love history.

      • Klaus

        Burkheim is a really old town with lots of history – and I don´t know about it:(, but maybe the participant from Riegel I called for, can explain more?

  • Guest

    Sunday writing mood…
    The central letter goes on its way to Australia this evening.

    • Klaus

      please delete!

  • Guest

    Sunday writing mood…

    The central letter goes out to Australia this evening:)

    • Klaus

      please delete this!

  • Klaus

    Sunday writing mood…

    The central letter goes out to Australia this evening… :)

  • VENISCH AMANDINE

    Hello Everyone,
    I’m participating so late, but better late than never ! Hope someone want write to me :)
    My most passion is Travel. I’m just a student, so i haven”t lot if money and lot of oppurtunities to travel, so i like so much read letter which make me travel. :)
    If you can see, i not so great in English, but i understand the main. :)
    I can’t wait to receive letter and reply in all of the world with my drawing ! :)

    My address is

    Amandine VENISCH
    6 route de Colmar,
    68127 SAINTE CROIX EN PLAINE,
    FRANCE

    • Kerr Reno

      Letter is on its way. Sorry I can’t write in French!

    • Anthony Grimm

      letter in the mail

    • Gloria Sanga

      a letter was sent this morning!

  • http://gravatar.com/sinistral51 Bradley A Harris

    My mailbox has been be filled with letters. I will respond to anyone who writes. I think it is great we can be connected by letter writing.
    Brad Harris
    PO Box 11875
    Fort Smith AR 72917

    • Anthony Grimm

      letter in the mail Brad from Cabot

  • Krista Hart

    I’ve gotten 21 of the 28 letters written (I couldn’t possibly count it day-by-day for this month, but 28 it will be!), and am running out of people to write to. To those that sent me a letter already, thank you so much! If I’ve received it, I have answered you and sent it in the mail this morning. I’ll be sending out the rest of my letters this week.

    I’m a 30 year old English teacher living in South Korea. I’ve been here 4.5 consecutive years, but was born and raised in Florida, USA. Most of my letters have had some little thing about teaching, as it’s my favorite thing in the world, really. Then there’s been this or that other addition to them, ranging from quotes to what I did over Lunar New Year, to notes about life observations.

    What do you like to receive in a letter? Let me know, and I’ll try to add it!

    Have a lovely day!

    Krista
    Lex Villa 302
    Yongmun-dong 38-357
    Seoul-shi, Yongsan-gu
    South Korea

    • Comix

      I’m mailing my letters from Hong Kong, and all of them have included an “extra” letter inside a lai see packet talking all about our LNY traditions C:

      Would you like one? At this point, it won’t get to you until March though…

      • Krista Hart

        I doubt any of my letters will get to anyone before March. I think the goal is to send things out before March gets here, and the beauty is receiving things hopefully a week or two into March, and the true beauty maybe finding a friend or two! If you’re still looking to send, I’d love to receive!

        • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

          Might get lucky, I’ve had some Postcrossing postcards from South Korea, one was received in 7 days.

        • patricia nadler

          Krista,last year,I was still getting response in autumn! A letter is precious to me no matter when it arrives:)HINT,HINT.

        • bruce

          hi krista, something left here for you on the 28th. I’d be interested knowing if it arrives, am concerned that most all of my envelopes were handmade and not sure they are making the journey.

      • Klaus

        What is LNY? Thanks.

        • Gary L Smith

          Lunar New Year or, as many refer to it, Chinese New Year.

    • Klaus

      Hey Krista,

      as I´m a teacher too, I understand your thoughts about teaching. Teaching in a foreign country must be a real challenge, but maybe rewarding too. So telling me something about that would be fun to read (and to reply to of course!)
      Life observations I do are in form of aphorism or drawings…
      Would you like to write me, my adress is below.

      Best wishes to Korea from Germany
      Klaus

      • Krista Hart

        Hi, Klaus!You were one of the random names I picked from the list Sunday night because something about what you said caught my attention. But you were also one of the last names I chose, so it was like a 1AM writing, and I am pretty sure it sounds pretty loopy and disconnected. You’ll have to forgive me for the marathon writing I did! =)

        • Klaus

          Hi Krista! I´m looking forward to this letter:-)

        • Klaus

          Hey Krista,

          your nice letter has arrived. For my answer: is it Yongmun-dong 38-357 or 38-257 (as written on your envelope)?

          Best regards
          Klaus

    • Victoria Ballard

      My calendar is full for this week, but if you would like to write to me as one of your final people for the challenge, I would welcome it to my post box and certainly will reply whenever it arrives next month! :)
      Victoria Ballard, P.O. Box 53019, Medford, MA 02153 USA

    • Gloria Sanga

      Hi Krista!I’m an English teacher too:) maybe we could share some teaching ideas!
      If you want to add me to your list, here’s my address:
      Gloria Sanga
      via Pascoli 6
      24060 Bagnatica -Bg-
      Italy

    • Mikey Mazur

      Well I wrote YOu and i just realized I forgot to add your name just put the address.. I’m dumb 😛

  • Comix

    Since it was a public holiday from the 19th-21st and yesterday was Sunday, I wasn’t able to mail these out…but they’re on their way now! C:

    • Comix

      So…the photo wasn’t showing earlier? Let’s try this again.

    • Victoria Ballard

      I received one! :) Thank you! Reply will be in the morning post (weather pending-another storm is coming through!)

    • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

      Hi Amanda,

      I received your letter of February 8 today (March 12). I will be writing you soon. 谢谢

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    very almost up to date with replies. I hope I get some letters tomorrow or I will definitely need to seek more people to write to.

    • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

      I picked some people to write to and have almost finished their letters this morning, before the post came! Now I have quite a reply pile!

      • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

        Has mine arrived?

        • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

          Not yet but still early days if you posted on 20th (though today I did receive a letter from the US postmarked 20th, another postmarked 18th, and a 3rd postmarked 17th).

          • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

            oops, I realized I just mailed it on the 21st. 😉

  • Russ Davis

    Russ Davis
    644 Driftwood Dr.
    Greer, SC 29651
    USA

    It’s snowing in SC so I’ll have lots of time to write and catch up.

    • patricia nadler

      i had friends in greer,sc,been there,best Thanksgiving we ever had!!

      • Russ Davis

        I never heard of Greer until we moved here 8 years ago. Where are you?

        • patricia nadler

          PATRICIA LANDON
          702 MONACO O
          DELRAY BEACH FLORIDA 33446

          send me a letter and I’ll reply and tell you my GREER story.

  • Greg Moore

    A this month is drawing to a close I just wanted to say how much fun this has been. I had forgotten how much fun it is to get a snail mail letter. Thanks to those that made this site possible and the sponsors. And Finally thanks to those that sent letters but especially the ones that sent letters to me :)

    • patricia nadler

      view,your hand is now posted:)
      handinfriendship.com
      reply out soon!

      • Greg Moore

        Thank you! Thats very cool. I had a lot of fun doing that. Its good to exercise the creative side since its the technical side the gets the most work. I received some really amazing letters. Thanks to all that have sent them.

  • Klaus

    thankfully received letters this week:

    -from Spain
    -the Netherlands x2
    -Ceska Republika
    -USA x2: both came today: one from Keziah -postastamped 20.Feb., and one from Bill -poststamped 17.Feb.
    (so, Bill: the letter from Joanne still has to arrive, if your letter derby is only with her)

    I really feel honoured by the nice letters!
    Replies will come…

  • Chris Kahana

    A few thoughts about my first InCoWriMo…
    – I’ve written 10 letters so far (out of 25.. mew) and my handwriting and letter writing skill is improving already.
    – I don’t think I’ll get to 28, so my new goal is to reply to every letter I’ve received, and I have a small stack to go.
    – It’s amazing how much difference a good pen and good paper make… before I bought special stationary, I was having a lot of trouble writing, now I’m all but chattering through my letters.
    – This is the most fun I’ve had in ages, and I’m going to be sad when the month ends and I won’t have to race to my mailbox after work to find new letters to reply to.

    • William Milling

      We do not stop liking letter come March first. I have not stopped writing some of the people from last year yet, or the year before that. Many correspondences will peter out, but hopefully you will make some lasting pen-pals. Some folks even try for a full year of this aka InCoWriYear (http://fpgeeks.com/forum/showthread.php/1824-InCo-Pen-Pals-for-the-rest-of-the-year) Hopefully the thread will become active again soon.

      • William Milling

        People have started posting on this thread again.

    • Mikey Mazur

      Well dont be sad U can keep writing me. I still havent gotten the first letter you sent yet :(. But i have nothing but issues with usps around here!!!!

      • Chris Kahana

        Hopefully the letter will get there soon… funny story about it though — I had written to you on my first day, even went as far as put a stamp on the envelope (if you knew how many letters died in my lifetime due to lack of stamp, you’d be impressed!) I mentioned to you that I sent the letter and then promptly threw it into my writing box and forgot about it. Next week or so I realized that I forgot to send the letter and wrote you a new one and sent it out. Hehehe.

    • patricia nadler

      Don’t be sad,your letters are welcome anytime in my mailbox.
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach fl 33446
      usa

    • Tania D.

      Chris, I am sending you a letter today! :)

  • Klaus

    :-)

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Klaus: Such fun pictures! I sent a letter to you today from NY. Happy InCoWriMo!

      • Klaus

        Thank you. I´m looking forward to your letter and will reply.

      • Klaus

        Winnie: Your letter just arrived. Thank you. Reply will come!

        • Winnie Dolderer

          I am so glad you got it! Look forward to hearing from you. Saturday I am going to a local pen show! Can’t wait!!

          • Klaus

            please do report from that and make photos OO.

    • Chandon Bleackley

      Klaus,

      I have just got the letter that you so kindly sent me on the 22nd February. It was a fantastic letter, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you (by email), in case you were wondering why you had not heard back from me yet. I have written you a return letter, but it will take a while to get back you. You are actually the first person to have replied to any of my letters. Thank you very much.

      Best wishes, Chandon

      • Klaus

        Chandon,

        thanks for the message. As your letter was my first received InCoWriMo-letter ever, I´m happy, you received the first reply from me and also, that you liked it!
        I´m looking forward to your answer.

        Sincerely, Klaus

      • Klaus

        Dear Chandon,

        just want to ask you, if you received my letter from April 4th?

        Best wishes
        Klaus

      • Klaus

        Deat Chandon,

        hope your´re doing well and still hope for a letter from you…

        Best wishes, Klaus

  • chris johnson

    Well I’m not going to make the 28 letters target but it has been fun, thanks to anyone that took the time to write to me and if anyone else still wants to throw a last minute letter my way please feel free. Of course it doesn’t have to end in march, I write all year round so don’t be surprised if some of you get mail from me one day!

    • patricia nadler

      I’d be glad!

  • Anthony Grimm

    It has been a pleasure “talking” to everyone this month. If anyone needs last minute mailings,you can write my wife or I:
    Anthony or Miranda Grimm
    381 Mark Lynn Circle
    Cabot,AR 72023

    • Tania D.

      Anthony, I received your letter this week and response is en route.

      • Anthony Grimm

        whoo hoo! I’s about to have mail

  • Michelle Khan

    Sorry I’m coming in at the tail end of the month but the letter writing doesn’t have to stop just because February is over right? I am a shy person at first and don’t know where to start just pulling a random address from here to write a letter but would love to have some people to write to through the year. I promise to reply to anyone who takes the time to write…
    Michelle Khan
    65 Park Rd.
    Bangor PA 18013

    • patricia nadler

      It is the 28th….don’t be shy….PA is the home to a lot of my pen-pals…always room for another!
      Patricia Landon
      702 Monaco O
      Delray Beach fl 33446

    • Tania D.

      I’m the same way, Michelle. It doesn’t have to stop just because the month is almost over. I will send you something today.

    • Kerr Reno

      Letter is on the way

      • Tania D.

        Kerr, I sent you a letter today. half-response to your most recent one.

    • Winnie Dolderer

      Yours was the last letter I posted on Saturday. Hope you had fun!

    • bruce

      something on the way

    • Michelle Khan

      Thank you to everyone who wrote to me. I have sent replies to everyone so far except for Mimi who’s letter I just received yesterday. I will get one out to you this week :)

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    Already sent in excess of 30 letters this month (not all to new people), but I still find myself contemplating new letter surprises.

    • Kerr Reno

      Yup sent out a lot this month, its been over 40. This past week and a half its been really slow – I havent gotten much, so I’ve responded to a number of the latecomers. Still, its a little addicting. Any good pen pal boards out there you folks can recommend? (I might join FP Geeks or FPN since I have a few pens at this point.)

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        Not really, there is a group on facebook but it gets a bit manic there and difficult trying to follow stuff with pictures not directly associated with correspondence (though if it can be talked about in a letter….), and there are boards associated with some “penpal” seeking sites but there’s a lot of rubbish on them (and a number of the members are not seeking penfriendship but “more”).

      • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

        I’ve had a lot of success finding new pen pals on sendsomething.net

        • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

          I had forgotten about them… however, for penpal/correspondence discussion, there isn’t currently a decent forum other than the Incowrimo board over on fpgeeks

  • Winnie Dolderer

    Amanda Tong (Hong Kong)-Thank you for writing. I got your envelope today, unfortunately it was empty. It is ok, but I just wanted you to know as I am writing you tonight and can’t answer anything you may have written and I didn’t want you to wonder why. LOVE the washi tape. Too cute!!

    • Comix

      Oh no!!!!!!

      Now I’m really concerned at how many people received empty envelopes…because that was a whole pack of them where I used tape as the sticky bit wasn’t actually sticking. It was only about a week and a half ago I started to use envelopes with their own adhesives :C

      I’m glad that at least you enjoyed the tape.

      • Gary L Smith

        I received your envelope on the 23rd and everything was fine inside. The letter was dated Feb. 5th inside.

        • Comix

          Thanks for the reassurance, Gary. Here’s crossed fingers that everyone else also received intact letters!

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        In general, I am paranoid about things sticking. I have some writing sets but their envelopes have virtually no glue, so I use tapes, stickers, wax seals, or combination of them…

        • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

          Wax seals are a great way to keep letters sealed through the post.

          • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

            Especially with great designs like a police box

          • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

            I believe the proper term is Time and Relative Dimension in Space

          • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

            Like this!

          • Klaus

            Mia this is rally pretty. I get these letters with soooo nice wax seals but they don´t sell these things in Germany. Can you name a source that ships to germany for affordable prices?

          • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

            I received this on a letter. I have some seals, mainly Manuscript brand (one purchased from an art/bookshop nearby, one from another art/bookshop, and some from Amazon) but I don’t have the Tardis coin.

          • William Milling

            Mr. Iking; I managed to turn up a place called Creativ Discount that sells wax and seals in your town. They have a very small selection though. (Try a search for : wachssiegel on their site to see if it is worth visiting.)

          • Klaus

            Bill: you´re great! Thank you.

          • bruce

            j. herbin is a good start, I don’t know where you get their supplies in europe. but can point to a nice write up from the great folks at wonderpens here:

          • Greg Moore

            OHHHHH. I love it. I showed it to my wife and she thinks I need professional mental help.

        • patricia nadler

          Back in the day ,I never sealed an envelope domestically,simply folded in the flap.Try it,it might surprise you!

      • Winnie Dolderer

        No worries, I sent a letter your way this morning. I am glad to see others had no problem,

        • Comix

          I have received it!! That was fast =P Will pen a response in a more firmly sealed envelope this weekend C:

      • Joanne McCabe

        If what’s inside a letter is important, or I have add-ins, or it’s going international, I use a commercial envelope. Handmade ones are great fun, but it’s “either/or” as to their safe arrival. In the past, I’ve mailed equivalent, homemade envelopes, and had one arrive without a scratch, while the other exploded in transit and arrived in shreds. I have no idea what caused the difference . . . .

  • mimi boothby

    this is a wild idea, but is there anyone else here who is learning Chinese calligraphy? I’ve learned about 60 characters, have discovered they are really fun to do with a brush! let me know, send me a line. write in English too, because my chinese isn’t to the point of conversation yet!

  • http://www.richardlarraga.com/ Richard A.A. Lárraga

    So what happens to this site on March 1st? Does it disappear into the ether like Brigadoon only to rise again in a year?

    • William Milling

      It is more a perennial flower, it just goes dormant (quiet) and waits.

      • patricia nadler

        yes,and while we are waiting for INCOWRIMO 2016,we get to plan our strategies and preparations.What pens,inks,papers,envelopes,stamps will we use? Clear our work and social calendars.Postpone all elective surgeries till March 2016. Devise a better system to track outgoing and incoming letters……..Any way ,I have mailed out all of my chosen letters.However,the replies to incoming are piled up…due to jury duty.I am letting all know today I am writing as fast as i can,responses will be arriving,and I want to thank everyone for a wonderful 2015 INKY-RHINO.
        PATRICIA LANDON
        702 MONACO O
        DELRAY BEACH FLORIDA 33446
        USA

        • Wendy Jo Osowski

          the incoming and outgoing letter system will definitely be necessary next year! I was so overly enthusiastic at the beginning of the month, I didn’t quite plan right for all the replies and other letters coming in, that i’d need to reply back to. Next year i’ll definitely keep better records so I don’t confuse myself!

          • patricia nadler

            I still haven’t figured it out after 3 years.Here’s why;while you are writing to 28 people(minimum),possibly 28 people are writing to you,the same or different.Sometimes your letters will cross in the mail.I tried to send all my Int’l letters in the beginning of the month,because of travel time to/travel time back for a response , in hopes that they would arrive before the end of the month,but alas ,no,not even close.So,I just keep a list of everything sent out w/date.As letters come in,I list them as well,w/a date.same for replies.Once a month I review the list to see how many replies are still outstanding.Don’t be surprised if some come back. undelivered,postage due,damaged,etc.Last year I still got replies in the fall!! So,I don’t sweat it ,do the best I can,But I must say,in 28 days,I have not rec’d a reply from anyone famous,but there’s hope:)

          • Wendy Jo Osowski

            I’m thinking of keeping a spreadsheet, and taking snapshots of the letters I send, that way when/if replies come back I will be able to check on what I’ve already told them. With so many coming and going its hard to remember what you wrote to who. I’d feel pretty silly telling the same story or mentioning the same book, etc, to someone!

          • http://philolin.me Phil Olin

            I keep a notebook with date sent/received, name, location, and if it was one I sent, the ink I used, if received then if I replied. I also scan the letters and any tuck ins that way I can look back at what I sent.

          • Anon_RD

            Since writing aerogrammes to a Peace Corps friend in 1995 I’ve always kept a 100-200dpi scan of outgoing correspondence. Nepali post is perhaps better than Italian, but they lost a few things. A database would be more suited to it, but I think you can embed scans in spreadsheet cells? If your handwriting is really neat, Evernote will OCR it and let you search. My system so far is simple: if it’s still on the stack on the desk it needs a reply. The stack and replies are, roughly, FIFO. Making sure you don’t tell someone the same anecdote twice does get tough, over time. OCR would be great for that.

          • patricia nadler

            I take a picture on my phone of the envelope before I send,then delete upon receipt,it jogs the old grey matter//*.*\

          • patricia nadler

            still waiting for 25 initial replies

          • bruce

            I wasn’t really prepared at the beginning of the month either, tried a couple of things, (mostly unsuccessful) before settling on a big stack of index cards and a box or two from the dollar store. I generally keep my addresses on index cards for flexibility – sort of like the rolodex I can’t afford but better – and I also invested in several sheets of colored dots. every letter out gets a dot – color for intl., US or domestic. I put the name in my agenda as I never know where I’ll be when I write, but it will be beside me. I write the reply dates right on the index card. infinitely expandable. seems to work so far. will know by the end of the year.

  • Anthony Grimm

    Does anyone know who won the participation contest? My wife and I wanted to congratulate them.

    • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

      I saw it somewhere.

      • Anthony Grimm

        thanks

  • http://www.raibtoffoletto.com/ Raí Biason Toffoletto

    Dear All, I wanted to thank you all for this wonderful month! It’s been a pleasure and hope it doesn’t stop here, I still have some post cards, so some of you may receive something from may in the next weeks! I hope none of my sends got lost in the mail, so if got something from me let me know ;).

  • patricia nadler

    here are my first 28 letters in

    • Anthony Grimm

      hey I recognize one. The peacock envelope is from my wife LOL

      • patricia nadler

        yes…and I’d like one from you as well…still 2-28
        please,please

        • Anthony Grimm

          I’ll go ahead and get one out to you in the morning.

          • patricia nadler

            It will be my first official husband and wife letter duo ever!!!!!
            Thanks for making history in my INKY-RHINO world.

          • Anthony Grimm

            not a problem. Dropped it in the mail this morning. Let me know what you think of my new italic cursive

        • Anthony Grimm

          It’s written and stamped

    • Klaus

      I like these Photos! Thanks for sharing:-)

  • Comix

    Well…it’s midnight March 1st in my timezone, and I regretfully admit that only 25 letters were penned by that point (including two envelopes that have yet to be sent!). But now that the rush is over, I can take more time with them C: Thank you for these fun 4 weeks!

  • Tania D.

    This has been great. I was able to send of at least one letter per day. i have received 10 so far. Very exciting. It’s a nice habit to form and I think I will continue daily. If others out there would like to keep exchanging letters, please feel free to write to me at : I will respond.
    tania
    po box 514
    honolulu, hi
    96809

  • Anon_RD

    Just wrote #28. Was a day behind most days, but finished in time. Most were sent to addresses posted here that were furthest down on a “Sort by Best” and with no replies. Much thanks for the five letters and one postcard I’ve received so far, including my first touch of tomoe river paper (bonus – with yama dori ink on it) thanks to Mary Collis.

    • patricia nadler

      what’s your address? would happily send:)

    • Klaus

      Nice! Is this Diamine majestic blue?

      • Anon_RD

        Yama Dori. Really is teal from a normal angle. I have some Majestic and have yet to get it to sheen, even after it dried out a bit in the pen.

        • Klaus

          I looked up Yama Dori and it seems to be very nice, reminds me of my Iroshizuku tsuki-yo which has some sheen to it too.
          If you look at my pics below written with Majestic you may see a lot of sheen. But my experience is that it depends on the Bottle you get, some have more, some less.

          • Klaus

            I take the opportunity…

          • Reynard

            I have it in a not-very-wet M nib Kaweco Sport which probably does not help. What paper is that? I figure something like Rhodia would show sheen well. Didn’t know Asa-Gao would do it at all. I had that in a F nib 823 that just did not do it justice. It even makes Noodler’s Blue look as light as Pelikan’s. Might put it in a M nib 3776 and see if it’s any better. So far only inks I’ve reliably seen sheen are the notorious Parker Penman Sapphire, and some mix of many blues, mostly Pelikan, that was like 90% dried out in the pen. Of course, some might say that Penman essentially is an evaporated reduction of a normal blue ink. Noodler’s blue is very close, but that’s in my beloved Omas Arco Green, so I haven’t let it dry out 50% or more to see what happens. Anyway, cool pictures, Klaus.

          • patricia nadler

            I love all the “tech”talk…..like music to my ears,or eyes?

          • Klaus

            Thank you, Reynard. The paper is Clairefontaine. Another paper to bring out sheen is the ELCO Velin letter-paper. It is from Switzerland and has a really nice touch. Asa-Gao doesn´t sheen like crazy but the Conklin is relatively wet. Also it´s from a sample, so the ink probably is dried out a little.
            I didn’t have had the opportunity to try out PPSapphire.
            Also the Noodlers and PR inks are very expensive here due to shipping costs, often double the prize or more:-(
            The Lamy Coral limited ink is really nice, I just wrote a whole page with it to Keziah: it does not hurt your eyes like some pinks do, shades nice, looks kind of valuable. And it behaves well like all Lamy inks ive tried (and I´ve tried them all except of blueblack:-)).

          • Reynard

            Hope it’s OK to post more of the text. Here’s a picture taken in better light at F11 for more depth of field, and showing the DC Supershow blue. In this light the Yama Dori looks like glitter. I’ve heard somewhere that the newer bottles don’t do this, and given the price, I’ve held off. I have a lot of other great teal ink, both stock and mixed. I have DC Electric Blue which I think can do it.

  • Klaus

    Thankfully received letters on thursday + friday:

    – from Joanne (i think it came in on thursday, one day after Bills)
    – from Greg
    – from Ruth
    – from Mia
    – from Donna
    – from Hendrik

    Thank you all so much!!!!

    Replies will come – maybe it will take a time… work is growing over my head this March.

    I ´m looking forward to more letters to come in over the year, it´s not over when we write on:-)

    Best
    Klaus

    • Joanne McCabe

      I recommend pruning shears, a machete, and Round Up weed killer to lop that rambunctious work down to size. : )

      • Klaus

        Joanne my letter to you is leaving Düsseldorf today. Practice patience:-)

      • Klaus

        Dear Joanne,

        not read from you for a longer period now. I hope everything is o.k. with you?!

        Best wishes,

        Klaus

    • Greg Moore

      Glad to hear you got it. I know work comes first. Reply when you have available free time.

  • Klaus

    Thank you so much, Sharon!

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    I shall keep my address up for another couple of weeks, then I will remove it.

  • mimi boothby

    outgoing mail today…

    • Laurie

      After you said you were a painter I figured you’d be inundated with letters with which you needed to respond, but if you’re still up for another I will send you one.

      • mimi boothby

        Write to me, I always write back.

  • Klaus

    Keziah: my letter to you is on its way.

    Bruce: your letter arrived today and touched me. Thank you.

    • bruce

      always a pleasure, thanks for the inspiration to write

      • Klaus

        I started a letter to you today. Now on 5th page and still something to tell you.

        • bruce

          letter arrived today, will reply over the weekend. cheers!

          • Klaus

            I´m looking forward to that! Cheers!

          • bruce

            left here yesterday morning..

          • Klaus

            Probably and unfortunately I will receive it only when easter school halidays are over. But I’m already collecting thougts for my next letter to you…

          • bruce

            A second one should probably follow soon, as there was much ground to cover :) ciao!

    • writerjinx

      Klaus, your letter came in today and made a long day of packing much more enjoyable! I should get a reply out in the next couple of days :)

      • Klaus

        Keziah, nice to hear you got it and looking forward to your reply!

      • Klaus

        Keziah,
        hope you did manage the moving… Hope to hear from you again:-))

        Best, Klaus

  • Zdenek Kubanek

    Overall balance for February 2015, out 112, in 12. Thank you all for the beautiful letters.

    • patricia nadler

      geez…I only have 40 I haven’t heard from! Speedy delivery for all letters on their way to you:)

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    :( fpgeeks site is down :(

  • patricia nadler

    F.P GEEKS COME BAACK

    • Zdenek Kubanek

      Where will we meet …? :-(

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        It is back!

        • Zdenek Kubanek

          Yes, the forum is already working.

      • patricia nadler

        If this site goes down again you can find me at …sendsomething.net
        patricia landon or leave a message on my blog …handinfriendship.com

  • Klaus

    Bill: my letter to you left post box in düsseldorf today 17.00 cet.

    Indira: your letter arrived today. Thank you!

    • William Milling

      I will try to wait, but am tempted to run out and check the mail for it now!

    • William Milling

      Two strange coincidences happened today. The first was that I got a letter from Germany. The second was that it was from you.

      • Klaus

        I really dig these strange things happening. Hope you like them too.

        By the way: this went really fast.

  • Greg Moore

    This is just a brief word of thanks to those whose letter I’ve received. I this has made my first Inky Rhino very memorable. I WILL be back next year (already on my calendar) and maybe I’ll make 28 letters.

    Thanks to:

    Anthony and Miranda – Cabot, AR

    Bill in Huntsville, AL – should get award for tinyist ledgible handwriting 3 paragraphs on a POSTCARD

    Brian Gray – Thanks for taking the time for a handwritten reply. I know you are very busy.

    Chandon – S. Melbourne, Australia — Like every Australian I’ve ever met, very nice.

    Steven – W. Warwick, RI — twice. granted one was an empty envelope. Glad you put a name on the second and sealed the envelope :)

    Jennifer – Galveston, TX

    Keziah – Portland, ME

    Paul – Bend, OR.

    Phil – Waterville, NY — He may not know his own zip code. just kidding like I’ve never crossed anything out, Yea Right….

    Ruth – Brooklyn, NY

    Sharon – Novato, CA — Loved the stamps and WOW such a colorful letter!

    Winnie – Bay Shore, NY — Cool wax stamp. I want one!

    Thanks too to those that have sent or will send.

    Seems like those of you on the East Coast especially New York write more…maybe because your all snowed in. My Sister in Boston can only see out of her second story windows.

    Some of you I’ve already replied to some I haven’t yet because I was waiting for a shipment from Goulet Pens that contained no less then 6 bottles of ink and 2 ink samples. In case you are wondering Edelstein, Nooldlers, Diamine and 2 bottles of J. Herbin. I particularily looking forward to using the Stormy Grey. But the bottle is so pretty I almost hate to open it… I will of course. :)

    Now off to writing more letters…

    Thanks to all of you,
    Greg.

    • Klaus

      Dear Greg,

      if you don´t use Stormy Grey I could send you my reply written with this ink. Which colours did you pick up from Goulet?

      • Greg Moore

        Klaus,

        The way the Goulet site allows a very detailed search for ink properties and the swab comparison tool is really bad for someone like me. I usually spend way more then I planned. Which I’m sure Brian or Rachel don’t mind at all. :)

        So here is what I received in this shipment.

        Dimaine Oxblood – I have samples of both Merlot and Oxblood and like both of them so this was a hard choice. I got this color because telling someone I’m writing to you with merlot doesn’t have the effect of I’m writing this in oxblood. .

        De Atramentis Johann Sebastian Bach – it was on sale and looked like a nice color and I love Bach especially Toccata and Fugue in D minor. Imho, anyone that hears it and not feel something must be dead because even the deaf could appreciate it. (My mother had nerve deafness in both ears). If De Atramentis comes out with a Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Mussorgsky or even Beethoven inks I may be in trouble.

        Edelstein Topaz – I’ve never use this brand. I love the bottle. Its a really nice teal blue I am going to have to compare it with the Noodler’s Bad Blue Heron that I already have they seem to be pretty close but I know BBH is bullet proof.

        J. Herbin 1670 Stormy Grey. – I got this because of all I read about it. I was thinking of using it with my Lamy Safari with a 1.9 nib or maybe the Ahab with the Flex nib. Either one needs a through cleaning first. I’m still learning how to use the flex nib though. My calligraphy skills are non-existant or very basic at best but still I think this will be a fun ink.

        J. Herbin Eclat De Saphir – A darker blue than I currently have.

        Noodlers’s Black Eel – I have Lamy Black and I am a bit disappointed and how non-black it is. I wanted something really dark dark black that was also bulletproof. Since I have a 2 piston fillers (twsbi and ahab) and converters I liked this one the best of the blacks that Goulet carries.

        The samples I got are Noodler’s red-black and Private Reserve fiesta red.

        Funny thing is I went to the Goulet site look in for a good black ink. I ended up with reds and blues in addidation to black. Typing this up I realize I’m pretty well sent with reds, blues, and black. Humm what next….

        Sorry this is bit long Klaus, but you asked. I lean toward being more verbose than terse. :)

        Regards,
        Greg.

        • Klaus

          Greg,

          this evening I finished my letter to you. It will leave Düsseldorf tomorrow.
          Lots of inky stuff in:-)

          Regards

          Klaus

          • Greg Moore

            Klaus,
            Thank you. I am looking forward to it. :)

    • http://philolin.me Phil Olin

      I know my zip code most of the time. I’m guessing I was looking at something else when I was writing that and my brain-hand communication malfunctioned and wrote what I was looking at.

      That’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it. 😛

      • Greg Moore

        I understand that malfunction all too well, I’ll have a reply to you out soon.

  • patricia nadler

    who won the pen contest?????????

    • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

      Edison? Entries close Saturday, draw next Saturday. Participation contest? I think I saw the winner named on Twitter.

      • patricia nadler

        thanks…just askin’

        • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

          The Edison pen was won by someone in Canada… announced on Twitter – 317 entries

          • patricia nadler

            thanks,congrats to the winner!

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    Goodnight

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    My letterbox is feeling hungry, although one letter doesn’t have many calories for it.

    • patricia nadler

      I’LL reply to your letter:)

    • Klaus

      …so I´m writing a letter to you right NOW!

      • Klaus

        so… hope you´ll like it! (pens not included:-()

        • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

          6 letters arrived today!! Next in my list of letters to write is one off the the Netherlands

    • http://www.raibtoffoletto.com/ Raí Biason Toffoletto

      Hope you’ve received my letter!

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        reply was posted yesterday

    • bruce

      Not to despair, a longish letter bound for your mailbox leaves my hands today. Let me know if it arrives unscathed. A current lack of inbound mail has me concerned my letters have disintegrated on posting, or more worrisome, I’ve somehow managed to stumble into a parallel universe incapable of handling handwritten mail.

      • patricia nadler

        parallel universe definitely includes parts of FLORIDA:)

        • bruce

          a missive leaves today in brave attempt of suspending this void.

          • patricia nadler

            hoo-ray!!!!

          • patricia nadler

            missive rec’d yesterday,thank-you for the novella,my first! I am gathering documents and supporting arguments for my dissertation,please be patient,it will arrive at your doorstep , despite the Canadian mail systems efforts to slow it down even further.BTW… what color dots are on my index card,I look better in pink!

          • bruce

            If I stare at the dot on your index card for 3 minutes then quickly look at a white sheet of paper it appears pink! :)

            It was totally arbitrary, but all international mail gets a red dot, US a green dot, and domestic a blue dot. Patience seems to be a fine approach… It will give me time to work on my handwriting.

  • Klaus

    Mia,
    Donna
    and Juanmi

    letters to you leave Post Box in half an hour:-)

    • Klaus

      a good feeling…

      • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

        Arrived 😀

        • Klaus

          so the postal workers read my instruction on the envelope:-)
          hope you like it.

  • Klaus

    Cynthia,
    Amanda
    and Whitney: your letters arrived! Thank you so much.

    But: Amanda and Cynthia I´m unsure with your adress. Could you type it here so I can reply?

  • Krista Hart

    It is 38-257

    I’m happy to say that I have received one letter with the wrong numbers on it. Maybe good fortune will follow and I’ll get everyone’s!

    You know, I found myself writing it incorrectly on a letter after sending out all my February ones. My immediate thought was to wonder how many I’d done that to. It never occurred to me that maybe I’d typed it wrong also! Thank you for pointing it out, Klaus.

    • William Milling

      Not realizing the contest I thought 38-257 that was your count for InCoWriMo. (My eyes almost fell out of my head.)

      • patricia nadler

        55 in/awaiting 35 replies…not eye-popping…..hopefully all will reply:)~p.landon~btw some great INCOWRIMO hands ,a rousing applause to all!

        • William Milling

          At the end of February 28th my count was 35 received and 101 sent.

          • Klaus

            wow!

          • William Milling

            Several folks broke the 100 letter mark this year. And those are just the ones I know about, there are probably a whole lot more.

  • tricia kiocho

    Wow!!! Can I still join? :)

    • patricia nadler

      never to late….I’ll reply to you
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach florida 33446
      please reference INCOWRIMO

    • Joanne McCabe

      People whose addresses are in this “29 people” comment section may (or may not) be interested in post-February correspondence. The only way to know is to pick a handful of addresses (there are well over a hundred throughout), send some introductory letters, and see what happens.

      This may actually be a good time to get replies, since February’s mailbox frenzy is probably dying down for most of the participants. Letters may be a truly welcome thing now, especially for those who started late in the month (so, mid-February to the end, in terms of their initial posts, below), and perhaps didn’t get as many pieces of mail as early joiners such as Patricia and me.

      The separate site “Fountain Pen Geeks” (fpgeeks.com) also has an active thread called “InCo pals for the rest of the year” for people interested in post-February, handwritten, fountain-pen correspondence.

      On the “fpgeeks” forum, there is also a thread “Did you correspond today?” See who’s regularly posting there (suggesting that they are currently active in letter sending), PM those individuals, and see if they are open to writing.

      Regardless of how many letters I got back, I did enjoy the February challenging of writing/sending, that InCo provided. I gained a new appreciation of the handwritten note, that I could not have gotten any other way.

    • Krista Hart

      Toss me an email at followthatcrowd using gmail, and I’d be happy to write to you!

  • writerjinx

    I thought you all might enjoy to see what InCoWriMo has inspired for me! I’ve just started a creative writing project using snail mail as the medium. If anyone is interested in writing stories with me, drop a line!

    https://snailmailstories.wordpress.com/

  • Laurie

    I’ve been culling new addresses from this list today and thought I’d add my own in case anyone needed someone to write to:

    Laurie Oberg
    PO Box 522017
    Salt Lake City, UT 84152-2017

    I’ll reply to all letters received.

    • Krista Hart

      :) Seen and chattered off to!

      • Laurie

        Did you ever receive my reply, Krista?

        • Krista Hart

          I remember your address but I don’t know if I do from last month or last week. (I’m hopeless. ) I’ll double check when I get home tonight! Are you the English teacher who was reading some of George Eliot’s work and called out the Stine readers?

          • Laurie

            Yep, that’s me! Glad you got it. I was quite surprised how fast the mail was between us.

          • Krista Hart

            Then your reply will be out in Monday, with your name all wrong, which is great. It fits the theme of the letter. It’s a complete disaster. Hope it’s ok! Do laugh. :)

  • Klaus

    Joanne,
    Sharon &
    Hendry:
    letters to you are on their way:-)

  • Klaus

    Whitney & Indira: letters to you are leaving today:-)

  • Klaus

    Marie, Rai & Winnie expect mail:-)

  • Krista Hart

    Martina Z with the cat stationary from Italy but living in Slovenia: I just got the mail I sent to you returned to me, apparently I’ve got the wrong address for you. I’d love to write back, but am unable to as of now. However, I have a letter that been there and sent back and that’s kind of cool!

    (Who all is still around this site? Howdy, hello, and I hope you’re having fun still writing letters!)

    • patricia nadler

      still peeking,have not rec’d 25 replies for letters sent,disappointing,and…..not one from neil tyson,or our new madame post master general in d.c.,or my local post mistress, or ERIQUITO! Has anyone heard from ERIC?

      • bruce

        I’ve just taken a little time for some Incowrimo 2015 house-keeping. Trying to figure out what happened, where things stand and get a little organized before continuing. I’m incredibly bad at transforming raw data numbers into useful mathematics, so anyone else who wants to have a go it’s all yours.

        Over-all my gut feeling does suggest that getting replies may be random, scattered and unreliable.

        I’m presuming a fair number of people took the incowrimo ‘challenge’ and decided to write for the twenty-eight days and stop. A fair number would have chosen their names at random or already had family and friends they wanted to write to. There would also be the appeal of using the list and suggestions at the top of the “these 28 people” page with all 28 letters going to old school mates, shopkeepers, local librarians, and the rich and famous.

        I look at my own little box of addresses from people who said they’d like a letter and come up with 194 names.

        If I decided to only write people whose name ended in S, it would take the entire month. The letters K,L,M combined would put me well into March.

        So far I’ve sent out 70 letters, leaving 130 people I haven’t written yet. More if you count that a dozen of these were replies.

        Given loss, delay and inertia, I imagine for most, a good part of the month disappeared before they started sending out replies?? I know letters didn’t arrive here til the last few days of February and it sometimes it took 3 or 4 days to start a reply.

        If I were trying to reach out to 28 different people, that left 170 people I didn’t write. It feels a bit odd (being raised all polite about replies), but given these numbers I’m sure a mathematician would tell me that all these letters winging about in such a short time means I’m probably doing pretty good with the ten or so replies I’ve had so far??? I could be wrong though.

        • patricia nadler

          tell us more.

        • Klaus

          getting replies can take time… I still have 4 replies to write – they will go out in early April. So far I’m posting here, when a letter arrives or goes out and am happy to hear, when it has arrived or a reply will come… thats helping a little with keeping track.

          • Klaus

            also stickers with sender´s return address are very helpful, cause some writers addresses weren´t exactly readable to me, so maybe my replies will get lost in postspace…

          • Joanne McCabe

            Klaus: Your letter arrived, and even though you couldn’t have foreseen this, what a wonderful “get well” letter it turned out to be.

            I woke up this morning with the flu, so I barely got out of bed until mid-afternoon. Eventually, I had to stumble downstairs for some ice chips, and I saw your unopened letter there on the kitchen counter. Now I’m sitting in bed, weakly spooning up ice, and reading your lovely note.

            Bill Milling may have beat me on the letter derby, but you scored hands-down with the delivery day for your letter. I’m not exaggerating when I say that it was just the perfect little kindness (better than helium balloons!) on a day that’s “oh, so, bleh!” I’ll send a reply soon, but not today, obviously.

            So sad to hear about the crash of the German airplane. . . . : (

          • Klaus

            Dear Joanne,

            thank you so much for your kind note what also made me smile at the end of a day that went very bad for me (more I will write in my next letter…)!
            I´m looking forward to your letter and at first wish you fast recovery!

            The pilot in the airplane… we are looking for an explanation, but are left with questions. Sad and in shocked amazement…

    • bruce

      still checking in, keeping an eye out for letters that have strayed, and addresses corrected.

      • Krista Hart

        I think you messaged me weeks ago about letting you know if I’d received your letter because of experimenting with envelopes? I don’t believe I ever did but I’ve also gotten my letters in big packs and it makes me wonder if some if the time letters received depend at least a little on the english skills of a postal worker.

      • Krista Hart

        Bruce! Truly the greatest way to make something happen is to say it hasn’t happened, or to move on to something new, because then it’s sure to come. If you are from Ottawa, then your letter came in today, along with the other letter I’ve been mentally counting as being the last 2 that I knew were coming in. Shall be working on a response.

      • Klaus

        Dear Bruce,

        hope, you´re doing good and my letter from 12.6. did arrive.

        Wish to read from you soon.

        Klaus

        • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

          hi there Klaus,

          thanks for asking :) things are well, have been taking a “vacation” and am just starting up again. your letter did arrive and you should be hearing from me soon. cheers!
          bruce

  • Klaus

    Marco: on its way!

  • Klaus

    Keziah,
    Bill,
    and Chandon:
    just a note to tell: your letters arrived:-)))

    Answers will come in April.

    • William Milling

      There is a second message coming your way, a few days behind the first.

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    First letter from India (written in March too) was received today 😀

    • patricia nadler

      yea! then there’s hope for INDIA responses!

  • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

    For anyone looking to write to someone, or for those that feel guilt at not getting it all done in February…..our fair island has 15 feet of snow from the end of January through the first week in March, therefore I am personally extending my InCoWriMo until I feel like I have made up for storm days…..so, if you write, I will reply.

    Gil Grimes
    PO Box 637
    O’Leary, PE
    C0B 1V0
    Canada

    • patricia nadler

      short note on the way,
      to cheer-up our snowy day,
      a little paper,a little ink,
      a licked stamp,some Aprils Fools humor.

      Patricia Landon

      • http://docgrimes.com Gil Grimes

        Arrived today, the n has been returned to the appropriate location, return missive to follow

  • AV

    Anyone celebrating National Card and Letter Writing Month? USPS says it’s April! I’d love to mail some letters to some new friends– I’ll reply to everyone!

    A. Villano
    PO Box 119
    Chinchilla PA 18410-0119

    • patricia nadler

      why not! a means what ava or alan?
      patricia landon
      702 monaco o
      delray beach fl 33446

      • AV

        A is for Alyssa. =)

  • patricia nadler

    First time reply’s still trickling in:)

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    I am annoyed with myself. Some mail in April has been sent with insufficient postage on for the speedier airmail rate.

  • Laurie

    To whomever sent me a copy of the book “Orbiting the Giant Hairball” anonymously, and then sent me ANOTHER copy of the same book anonymously, I just wanted to say that I read it and it was quite astonishingly good. Not that I’m not a little skeeved out by anonymous mail, but, still. It was very good.

  • Alaina “Authorian” Seiler

    I’d really love to hear your stories. Your life, love, past, present, and future… whatever you’d like to say . No matter what it is . I will reply as soon as I can !

    Alaina Seiler
    903 South Lawn Ave
    Coshocton, OH, 43812

  • http://correspondencefan.blogspot.co.uk/ InCoMorgaine

    New monthly letter writing challenge (only at least 5 letters), up and running with participants already joined for September. Details on my blog to a snail mail forum hosting the challenge.

  • Jennifer Burroughs

    any october writing plans?

    Jennifer Helton
    P.O. Box 3098
    Galveston Tx 77552

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      There are postal goings on elsewhere.

  • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

    Not long now until Feb 2016 comes…

    • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

      25 days and counting methinks; have begun sorting paper, pens, and ink while checking this page again for signs of life :)

      • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

        If nothing happens here, there is already a thread of intention on the forum

  • Anthony Grimm

    Any updates for this year yet?

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      Not yet, however there are people on the fpgeeks site looking forward to it.

  • The Renaissance Boy

    Hello People,

    Write to me! I have become addicted to writing letters, but don’t receive any! Wouldn’t it be cool if I wrote letters and got letters too! Amazing! Write to me at:

    Ryan Clark
    3507 N Bosworth Ave
    Chicago, IL
    60657

    • Gary L Smith

      Ryan, you might check out A World of Snail Mail, started by the wonderful InCoMorgaine, or the FPGeeks website for those of us who are returning Incowrimo participants. With this site not having been updated since last year a lot of the buzz about this year’s challenge is going on behind the scenes at sites like the two mentioned above.

      FPGeeks is a website set up for fountain pen users but many will respond to us muggles who write with Fisher Space Pens and other such lowly writing implements. A few of them won’t even try to convert you to the use of fountain pens in the letters they send you. Not many, mind you, but a few.

      My address is posted near the beginning of this list and I’m taking part again this year so feel free to write to me if you would like. Good luck in your February scribblings.

      • The Renaissance Boy

        You’re wrong there, I am a proud fountain pen user! I don’t know how to write letters without my fountain pens. Such wonderful little writing instruments indeed!

        • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

          Little?! You wouldn’t think so from the weight of some of my pens!

      • Kerr Reno

        The web page Gary mentions is http://s-mail.proboards.com which is dedicated to correspondence whether written, typewritten, stone tablet; squid ink or fountain pen ink.

  • Lasia Hagel

    This may be last year’s list but I know many of you will find yourself here! You can write to me now at:

    Lasia Hagel
    Box 1196
    Rosthern, SK
    S0K 3R0
    CANADA

    Stranded in the middle of the frozen prairies! Your stories a welcome distraction to the icicles hanging from my nose!

    I would love to receive your letters and will respond to all who request letters in return!

    ~Also~

    I would love to receive postcards from all over the planet!

  • Karen

    I’m curious – for those of you who posted your mailing address here last year, did you receive anything? Were you inundated with mail? I’m interested in posting my address, but I want to be able to reply to everyone who writes. Just trying to get an idea of the time commitment! :o)

    ~ k

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      I wasn’t all that inundated. Some letters were very Brief! Others longer but easy to respond to. If you are worried about being inundated, you could edit out your address after a week or two (or later).

      • https://about.me/tessandore Karen

        Thanks for sharing your experience. From all I’m reading here, I think I’m leaning toward just sending out a bunch of letters and see who writes back rather than posting my address this time.

        ~ k

    • Joanne McCabe

      I received more letters from people that I wrote to first (especially to those that I mailed early in the month). I think I only got about six or seven mailings that arrived “cold,” just from my address posting, and most of those were postcards.

      It’s hard to predict what your results will be. I got some letters from folks who tried to participate in 2014, and while they sent some letters out, they didn’t get a single letter back. As for me, I heard back from most of the people I wrote in 2015, but I tried to write a decent, if short, letter to begin with. Even with that, many of those interactions were only a one- or two-letter exchange, that were over by April (not everyone wants to continue writing beyond that, and that’s fine). I think I have about a dozen or so InCo pals who still write, and that’s very pleasant.

      • https://about.me/tessandore Karen

        Thank you Joanne! Great information. If I’m going to post my address here, I wanted to get a post office box first (rather than using my home address). But that was more expensive than I imagined. I’ll have to think on it for another day or two.

        It’s nice that you still have those few pen pals! A dozen sounds like about the max I could keep up well with, and I love the idea of sending/receiving real letters rather than just postcards (although those can be nice too.)

        ~ k
        Anchorage, Alaska

        • Gary L Smith

          Karen, I also only received a handful of letters from those that I didn’t send a letter to first. What I did was to send out numerous introductory letters myself so that I received quite a bit of return mail in February and March. You’re buying a bit of a pig in a poke that way but really no more so than posting your address here in the comments.

          A couple of small bits of advice. First, it took nearly two weeks to have replies start arriving and that was with concentrating heavily on American address at the start of Incowrimo. Second, you are going to come across a few people that will post their address and then won’t reply to the letters coming in. It ran about 25% for myself. Third, while normally an anathema in letter writing you really need some type of form letter when contacting 30+ strangers for the first time. No need to give out tons of personal information but try to let your personality shine through. You can open up more on follow up letters if the exchange is going well.

          • https://about.me/tessandore Karen

            Thanks Gary! As an aside, I loved your turn of phrase – ya don’t often hear “pig in a poke” these days. Reminds me of “God willin’ and the creek don’t rise” in its vintage.

            Your advice about a form letter of sorts was helpful. I would have tried to steer away from that, but I see what you mean about needing a place to start.

            ~ k

      • Anthony Grimm

        sorry hit the wrong reply button

    • Anthony Grimm

      I received replies from everyone I wrote except the Dalai Lama. I had my address posted here and didn’t receive an overburdening amount of post so I was able to reply to everyone, even became frequent corresponders with several

      • https://about.me/tessandore Karen

        Thanks Anthony!

    • Kerr Reno

      I received only a few letters when I didn’t send a letter first, maybe 4. The adage “if you want to get a letter, write a letter” applies.

      Ultimately then its a numbers game… only some of the folks will reply, and if you’re interested in longer term correspondence, that percentage will go down even further. That said I’m still corresponding with a number of my friends that I met via last incowrimo.

  • Indira

    Ready for my second year of InCoWriMo! I’m here early this year and am excited to get writing.

    • Alice

      I’d love to write to you Indira but don’t know your address 😉

      • Indira

        Please send all the lovely mail to:
        Indira Wagner
        PO Box 1506
        Hopewell VA 23860

  • http://www.addedbytes.com Dave Child

    By all means write to me as well, please! I run https://apollopad.com, and you can reach me at this address:

    ApolloPad, c/o Added Bytes Ltd,
    3A Stairbridge Court,
    Bolney Grange Business Park,
    Stairbridge Lane,
    Bolney,
    Sussex,
    RH17 5PA
    United Kingdom

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      If I didn’t write all my words in letters, I would have enough words for a novel or umpteen by now!

  • Jordan Loyd

    Feel free to send me as many letters add you like! I would love to hear your story! (And I’ll definitely write back! )

    Jordan Loyd
    14905 Douglas Rd
    Chanute, KS
    66720

  • Alice

    This is my first go at InCoWriMo – Would love to share personal stories, daily reflections, and funny moments with like minded people around the world. Every letter will defitely get a reply! You can reach out to me at:

    Alice Law
    1316 Halton Terrace
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K2K 3K6 Canada

    Feel free to write in English OR French. ☺

  • Jennifer Helton

    my second year and i’m so excited. i would love letters and will write you back.

    Jennifer Helton
    P.O. Box 3098
    Galveston Texas 77550

    • Anthony Grimm

      thank you for the postcard. Reply coming

  • http://www.albtraumtheater.blogspot.com Emma Maier

    Emma Maier
    Bayreutherstraße 49
    91054 Erlangen
    Germany

    I would love to receive letters in German, English or French <3

    • Anthony Grimm

      Ich lerne Deutsch , können Sie mir schreiben.
      Anthony Grimm
      381 Mark Lynn Circle
      Cabot, AR, USA 72023

      • Greg Moore

        YOU AGAIN?!? LOL Nice to see you hear Anthony. Expect an InCoWriMo letter for you and your wife. :)

    • Anthony Grimm

      Eine Karte ist in der Post.

  • mirkins

    Even if there does not seem to be an official InCoWriMo for 2016, I’m giving this a try.
    Look to http://christyotwisty.freeshell.org/more.html for postable.com link, and link to image of mailing address.

  • Jean Holland

    Jean Holland
    37433 661st Ave
    New Ulm, MN. 56073

  • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

    Most of the InCoWriMo goings on for 2016 are happening at http://fpgeeks.com/forum/showthread.php/14515-InCoWriMo-2016-anyone and some goings on are at http://s-mail.proboards.com and http://lettermo.com

  • Reynard

    I’ll keep up with the FPGeeks board for 2016. Last year was fun and I received about as many as I wrote.
    Renard DellaFave
    7113 Summerland Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27612-2405

  • Words from Sonobe

    Hello! I did incowrimo last year and am looking forward to doing it again this year. I still owe replies which I’m getting to since the last 8 months have been crazy! 😀

    Amelia Jindi,
    No. 1, SS1/ 18,
    Kpg. Tunku,
    47300 Petaling Jaya,
    Selangor, Malaysia.

  • http://www.myhouseonmoss.blogspot.com Kay Burnett

    Kay Burnett, 116 Moss Drive, Columbus, GA, 31904

    • Alice

      Kay, the post returned my letter to you, marked “undeliverable”. Are you still at this address, or are they simply being mean to me again? :(

      • http://www.myhouseonmoss.blogspot.com Kay Burnett

        Alice! Oh My! I have no idea what is happening. Yes! I do still live at the same address – I have no idea what is happening. This is my first year and I have received several letters. I assure you I would be so happy to hear from you.

  • Jonathan Siegel

    OK, let’s do it again :-)

    Jonathan Siegel
    415 Weaver Street
    Larchmont, NY 10538
    USA

  • Sandy

    Does anyone look at the newer comments?

    Sandy Fuentes
    465 Fairchild Dr., Ste. 125
    Mountain View, CA 94043

    • Greg Moore

      Yes, Sandy, We or at least I do. I’ll be happy to send you a letter. :)

      • Sandy

        Thanks Greg – looking forward to it :)

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      Yes! still living in hope for this site to be updated but there is goings on on the fpgeeks forum

      • Sandy

        I’ll have to check it out …

        • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

          … also there is postal activity on my forum! s-mail.proboards.com

    • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

      absolutely, I’m sure it will fill up over the month. this thing has a life of it’s own :)

      • Sandy

        Nice to know – then my address won’t be lost in the comments vortex!

        • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

          lol.. I’ve been thinking about addresses lost in the comments vortex quite a bit. In particular, maybe having a list of just the addresses so they are easier to keep track of. I’d be willing to do it and have made a little survey to see if there is some interest and how it might work. I’d appreciate input before plowing ahead :) http://3rt29rj.polldaddy.com/s/incowrimo-2016-address-list

          • Sandy

            K, I took the survey.The list is a great idea :)

    • davjohn

      I found the ‘sort’ so now I have it set so the newest posts come up first.

  • davjohn

    I wish I had known about this months ago. I’m on a tightly fixed income, and just the stamps would put me out of the running.
    Good luck to all of you.

    • Greg Moore

      DaveJohn, If you post your address I’d be happy to send you a letter. I completely understand about fixed income don’t worry about a reply the fun for me is writing the letter.

      • davjohn

        David Johnson
        4545 N Maryvale Pkwy
        B-109
        Phoenix, AZ 85031-1742

        • Greg Moore

          Thanks David. I’ve been to Phoenix several times and through the airport more times than that. :)

    • Anthony Grimm

      What Greg said

    • Indira

      I would write as well as include extra stamps so you can join in on the fun. I need to head out to the post office and stock up on international postage. I’d be glad to share a first class booklet with you. Please let me know.

      • davjohn

        I left my address under Greg Moore’s reply.

      • Greg Moore

        good idea Indra. I’ll send some too.

  • Robert

    World traveler currently not on the road- I’d love to continue the exchange of fascinating perspectives with friends abroad. It’s awesome being able to hear about others at exciting points in their lives, as well as discovering similarities that we share from a world apart. Let’s swap travel stories! =3

    Address:

    Robert Chen
    PO Box 393
    MILLBRAE, CALIFORNIA, 94030
    United States of America

  • Stefano Falasca

    Stefano Falasca
    198d Kings Hedges Road
    CB4 2PB Cambridge

  • Darcy Isla

    I’d love to receive letters!

    Anna Rose James
    48 St. Paul’s Mews
    York
    YO24 4BR
    England
    United Kingdom

  • Jules

    I am interested for 2016, be my pen-pal please! :)
    Julie Ann PO BOX 4373 Nooksack, Washington 98276

  • davjohn

    I’m considering the idea of stretching InCoWriMo past February. As I can afford postage, I might continue writing letters, and blank cards if I can find them, at least until I have mailed 30. I’ll see how this works out.

  • Ashley S.

    I participated last year and made some new friends. I enjoy photography, riding horses, music, writing, and our family raises goats. Feel free to drop me a line to say hi or make a new friend. Located in the Usa.
    Ashley S.
    P.o. box 46
    Blanchard, ID 83804

  • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

    As mentioned in a reply below; I’ve been thinking about people returning this year, and the ones arriving for the first time, looking for addresses they can write. There are lots of wonderful people who would love to get your letters and I’m wondering about compiling a list of addresses on this site. Hopefully it would mean keeping track of them would be easier, and I’m happy to take it on. but before plowing ahead I made a
    little survey to see if there is interest and what might it might work. Input would be welcome and appreciated before plowing ahead :)

    http://3rt29rj.polldaddy.com/s/incowrimo-2016-address-list

  • http://www.albtraumtheater.blogspot.com Emma Maier

    Hey Hallo :) I would love to receive a letter. I am German and I study Psychology. Here’s my adress: Emma Maier, Bayreuther Straße 49, 91054 Erlangen, Germany. <3 greetings

    • http://www.isaactanbr.com Isaac Tan

      Hi Emma! I’ll be sending you a letter soon. It should reach you in a few weeks!

  • davjohn

    I would like to stuff the proverbial suggestion box. Create a community in Google’s G+. There a link can be added to a password protected site of private addresses for InCoWriMo only. This community can also link to other categories or communities such as FPN, or Fountain Pens.
    Thoughts?

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      could be interesting.

  • Allison Daniels Rose Kaserman

    First time writer! I would love to write and receive letters from some new people.

    I crochet hats and blankets for friends, practice kung fu, and love coming up with organizing ideas for my house. My Chow and Doberman mixes are awesome, and my husband is becoming very handy around the house. Fantasy and dystopian fiction are the best, and the book is always better.

    Allison Kaserman
    2725 Misty Valley Cove
    Arlington, TN 38002

  • Tiffany

    If anyone is still looking to add someone to their list, I’d love to hear from you. I’m new to this and would love to start writing again:

    Tiffany Hall
    3-1750 The Queensway
    Suite 424
    Toronto, Ontario
    M9C 5H5
    Canada

  • davjohn

    I saw this posted on “The Fountain Pen Network (FPN)” group Facebook site: http://incowrimo.org/

    (Not to be confused with the “Official Fountain Pen Network (FPN) Group)

  • Greg Moore

    I’m told that the ‘real’ event is going on over here http://fpgeeks.com/forum/showthread.php/14515-InCoWriMo-2016-anyone it seems to be more organized.

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      Yes, that is where most of us lurk.

  • Julie Pierson Fields

    I know I’m a year behind in joining this email chain, but if anyone feels so inclined, I would love to send and receive letters. I absolutely adore getting and sending handwritten notes!

    Julie Pierson Fields
    1530 Gray Hill Court
    Hope Mills, NC 28348
    USA

    • davjohn

      Every year starts fresh, so you’re not late at all.

      • Julie Pierson Fields

        Thanks! :-) Hope you are enjoying InCoWriMo 2016! I am loving it thus far!

  • davjohn

    I want to throw something out for comment and opinion. Do you think it would be acceptable to use this format to write letters outside of “Inky-Rhino”. The Service Coordinator at my apartment complex is considering the idea of getting a list of addresses school children can write to. If this comes to fruition would you be willing to be pen pals to, or to exchange correspondence with, school children?

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      I remember coming across a site for teachers to organise penpals for school children. There was also something similar(?) to Postcrossing but for schools however, I can’t remember the url. It might be better to go through a site aimed at teachers….
      Myself, I am happy to write to people of almost any age.

      • davjohn

        Yeah, this is what I’m fishing for. I’m trying to find links like that. I know they are available. We are contacting the Head Master of the preparatory school system that has been offered to us to see if they have any ideas as to where we can find this sort of link.

        If you stumble across that link, no matter what time of year, please send it to me. Hit my name and email it, or grab my snail address on the page.

    • Indira

      The schools in my area did participate in correspondence exchange, but in April for National Card and Letter Writing Month.

      • davjohn

        I didn’t know April was national card & letter writing month.

      • Indira

        Also the post office mentioned National Classroom Writing program, but I can’t find more info on it.

  • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

    Returning again for another year of handwritten mayhem, I realized I didn’t repost my address. I’m happy to recieve letters for Incowrimo 2016 (and all year long) and I promise to write back.

    Bruce Gordon
    1316 Halton Terrace
    Ottawa ON, Canada
    K2K 3K6

  • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

    There are probably hundreds of people, maybe more, who will be sending out a handwritten letter during the month of February.

    Here at incowrimo.org — the site that carries ” International Correspondence Writing Month. One a day. Every day. February.” as it’s banner — the month has kicked off well.

    So far 26 people have committed to Incowrimo 2016 and would love to receive your correspondence. That would be in addition to the 29 original people mentioned above who we haven’t heard an official peep from in months.

    If like me, you forgot to sign up for this year, or simply want to enter into the fun for the first time, just post your name and address to the rolling list of comments below. Somehow it will get sorted out and away you go :) As a special consideration, closing has been extended one full day this year until the 29th. An offer not to be missed.

    ***Incowrimo 2016***

    Ryan Clark
    3507 N Bosworth Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    USA

    Lasia Hagel
    Box 1196
    Rosthern, SK
    S0K 3R0
    CANADA

    Marylynne Middelkoop
    P.O. Box 209
    Heart’s Content, NL
    A0B 1Z0
    Canada

    Indira Wagner
    PO Box 1506
    Hopewell VA 23860
    USA

    ApolloPad, c/o Added Bytes Ltd,
    3A Stairbridge Court,
    Bolney Grange Business Park,
    Stairbridge Lane,
    Bolney,
    Sussex, RH17 5PA
    United Kingdom

    Jordan Loyd
    14905 Douglas Rd
    Chanute, KS 66720
    USA

    Alice Law
    1316 Halton Terrace
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K2K 3K6 Canada

    Jennifer Helton
    P.O. Box 3098
    Galveston Texas 77550
    USA

    Emma Maier
    Bayreutherstraße 49
    91054 Erlangen
    Germany

    Anthony Grimm
    381 Mark Lynn Circle
    Cabot, AR 72023
    USA

    Jean Holland
    37433 661st Ave
    New Ulm, MN 56073
    USA

    Renard DellaFave
    7113 Summerland Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27612-2405
    USA

    Amelia Jindi,
    No. 1, SS1/ 18,
    Kpg. Tunku,
    47300 Petaling Jaya,
    Selangor, Malaysia.

    Kay Burnett
    116 Moss Drive
    Columbus, GA 31904
    USA

    Jonathan Siegel
    415 Weaver Street
    Larchmont, NY 10538
    USA

    Sandy Fuentes
    465 Fairchild Dr., Ste. 125
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    USA

    David Johnson
    4545 N Maryvale Pkwy
    B-109
    Phoenix, AZ 85031-1742
    USA

    Robert Chen
    PO Box 393
    MILLBRAE, CALIFORNIA, 94030
    United States of America

    Stefano Falasca
    198d Kings Hedges Road
    CB4 2PB Cambridge
    UK

    Anna Rose James
    48 St. Paul’s Mews
    York, YO24 4BR
    England, United Kingdom

    Julie Ann
    PO BOX 4373 Nooksack,
    Washington 98276
    USA

    Ashley S.
    P.o. box 46
    Blanchard, ID 83804
    USA

    Allison Kaserman
    2725 Misty Valley Cove
    Arlington, TN 38002
    USA

    Tiffany Hall
    3-1750 The Queensway
    Suite 424
    Toronto, Ontario
    M9C 5H5
    Canada

    Julie Pierson Fields
    1530 Gray Hill Court
    Hope Mills, NC 28348
    USA

    Bruce Gordon
    1316 Halton Terrace
    Ottawa ON, Canada
    K2K 3K6

  • davjohn

    How about sending a card or letter of support to military serving overseas? I also saw someone who wants to send a letter to one of the advanced research stations on Antarctica. It’s summer there, now, so maybe you could get a reply.

  • Janet_IPS

    I would love receive mail from human letter writers (instead of the bill collectors). If you feel so moved, I will certainly be moved:

    Janet Redman
    2920 Georgia Ave NW
    Washington DC 20001 USA

    • davjohn

      I’m human. My letter’s on its way to you.

  • Joseph

    I hate that I’m a little late to the party but I’m not too late. I would love to receive some hand written letters from people as well as write seem. This will be an excellent reason for me to use all my pens-fountain pens-inks-nice paper-etc. Now I want to make a few purchases from jetpens, goulet pens, etc to stock up on supplies. I’m currently an art student at Watt’s Atelier using their online program, I also regularly attend weekly life drawing classes. Hopefully after I put in enough training I will be able to make it as a professional artist.

    Would love to hear from anyone but would would really love to hear from anyone who is a artist,art student, fountain pen- pen addict, I will reply to everyone who writes me a letter.

    Joseph Kellett
    2249 Poplar Springs Rd
    Summerville GA 30747

    • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

      never too late

  • Carolina Merizalde

    Just found this surprising (for me) project through social media… I just bought an ink pen form WOnderpens in Tto and I’m finding this new old fashioned world. Looking fwd to start sending letter (anyone?)…
    Will do my best to keep up this week with 14 letters. Good reason to be inside today at -29C in Montreal!

    Carolina Merizalde
    287 Mayfair Dr
    Beaconsfield, QC
    H9W1s2

  • Anthony Grimm

    How is everyone’s month fairing?

    • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

      only two or three letters in so far, but a steady stream out. takes time to have things bounce back and I expect the next week should have post show up.

      • Anthony Grimm

        Same here. Received two InCo letters and my reg PenPals. Last year it took 2-3 weeks for a steady influx

      • Jules

        Received your letter today! Thank you! My po box # was incorrect but it arrived! My post office knows me well! lol I’ll be sending out a letter to you this week!
        Julie Ann – po box 4373 Nooksack, WA 98276

    • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

      Keeping my postie busy with all the extra mail he has to carry on his rounds!

      • Anthony Grimm

        The cashier at the post office asked me the other day why I kept mailing so many letters than my usual.

    • davjohn

      Today is 2/26. Actually, 00:38 2//27. As of 2/25 I had written 29 letters and cards. Birthday cards, post cards and letters. I’ve only gotten 6. I didn’t expect much being my first year. I sort of hoped that I’d get an international letter.
      I have today, the 27th, 28th and the 29th to go. I can get about another small bunch out. Maybe even one to Queen Elizabeth. I saw on Facebook where someone got a typed reply from David Cameron. I might write him, too, just for GP. Let’s see, who else can I write to? The Emperor of Japan? Prime Minister of Australia? Who knows?

      • Anthony Grimm

        I wrote the Queen last year and received a very nice reply from her Lady in Waiting. I wrote to the King of Monacco this year in hopes of a reply because I really liked the coat of arms. I have written at least 2 letters or cards daily so far.

        • davjohn

          What’s the address of the King of Monacco?

          • Anthony Grimm

            Hmmm. I didn’t see a disclaimer.

          • davjohn

            I got it off a different page.
            http://www.fanmail.biz/79799.html

          • Anthony Grimm

            Interesting! I guess I will find out if you must include the S.A.S.E or not

    • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

      I’ve just had two letters ‘returned to sender’ after travelling about but not leaving the country, resent them and they were returned again the next day. Troublesome as I sent out at least two dozen envelopes with the same address type label :(

      • Anthony Grimm

        Foreign or domestic? Did you have enough postage?

        • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

          There was, no clear explantaion. Am assuming there was some problem with an OCR machine reader for some reason.

  • Allison Daniels Rose Kaserman

    This contest is awesome!

    I have received three letters so far and am working hard to respond to them all. Unfortunately, one of the addresses on one of my letters was damaged, and I need some help writing back to the recipient. I am trying to find an address for Christian Bayori (spelling?) in Austria.

    Christian, if you’re out there, please send me a private message so I can write you back!

    • Allison Daniels Rose Kaserman

      Thank you, Google, for being amazing! I was able to locate the address I needed, so I will be sending you a letter soon, Christian! I apologize if I misspell your last name, though.

  • http://www.isaactanbr.com Isaac Tan

    Hello! I’m a recent graduate from Singapore and I read philosophy and theatre studies for my degree. My interests are in the performing arts, philosophy, literature, and history. I would love to receive letters from around the world. To start off, you could tell me who you are and what inspires you. While it’ll be difficult to write 29 letters in Feb, I promise to reply to anyone who writes.

    Isaac Tan

    Blk 559 Choa Chu Kang North 6

    #07-66

    Singapore 680559

    • davjohn

      Don’t let that bother you. I got started late with 4 birthday cards and 4greeting cards to family I haven’t had written contact with in more than 40 years. I then mailed a card to the mayor of my home town. After that I just picked addresses at random, sometimes 3 or 4 per day, sometimes none. By Feb 27th came around I had mailed 30 cards and letters, and I’m not stopping.
      Start and stop as you please. I’m on a limited income, and even stamps are a luxury which must be paced with care, but I’ll mail one or two here and there.

      Happy writing

  • http://s-mail.proboards.com/ InCoMorgaine

    February is over for another year. However, writing still continues. Letters are not just for February. To join (or continue) in the fun (or madness?) come visit http://fpgeeks.com/forum/forumdisplay.php/38-InCoWriMo and http://s-mail.proboards.com

    • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

      Second the motion! A great way to continue writing throughout the year.

  • https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/ bruce

    Looking to see how everyone fared. Have put together some final thoughts about this years project and posted them as part of my blog if you are interested in seeing the whole thing. I am wrapping up the survey on addresses at the end of the month. Very interesting responses. Hopefully something more clear and comprehensive can be developed for next year including a revival of the site. Best wishes to all!

    https://thesympathyhammer.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/incowrimo-2016-some-final-thoughts/

    • davjohn

      I got started a few days late. I finally sent out something like 31 letters and cards, not including replies, second letters and such. I’ve also sent several replies. I’ll keep writing as long as I get letters, and I’ll see y’all in 2017.

  • Klaus

    ………………………. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! L O S T L E T T E R S ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !…………………………

    Hey there!, to everyone who wrote to me 2016 at the old posted school-address:

    Some letters to that address are “lost” (stolen actually!) and I´m so sad about that! If anyone reads this who has written to me and did not receive a reply: PLEASE do write to me again at this addess:

    Klaus Iking
    Schützenstr. 15
    40211 Düsseldorf
    GERMANY

    (This address is valid until end of June 2016.)

    Anyone new is also welcome:-)
    You will get a reply for sure.

    Thanks,
    Klaus