InCoWriMo Award Certificates are Here!

It’s February 28th and requests for InCoWriMo Award Certificates are being received. Congratulations to each and every InCoWriMo participant. Whether you will request a Certificate of Achievement or a Certificate of Participation, you are very much a WINNER! I’d like to extend a HUGE thank you to Michael Ward for having designed the InCoWriMo Award Certificates. He literally spent countless hours designing the certificates and making what – at times – seemed an endless list of changes based on my whims. Mr. Ward, I thank you for your patience and I thank you for your outstanding work. But what do the certificates look like? I’m glad you asked! Here is a Certificate of Achievement: Certificates of Participation will be nearly identical, except they will say Certificate of Participation and the verbiage will be ever so slightly changed. Now – getting back to Michael Ward for a moment – during the certificate design process, one of the many requests I made of him was to print a certificate without the name and date – and then to place my name and the March 1st date on the certificate by hand in his gorgeous Spencerian script. Here is the result: I was so pleased with the certificate that I immediately made Michael promise to sell it to me. He hesitated, thinking he was just doing me (yet another) favor. We haggled, we calculated, we argued, we finally agreed. For ten dollars he printed my certificate, added my name and the date by hand, and has mailed it to me. Michael doesn’t know I’m about to do this, but I’m offering his...

Letters du Jour – 28 February 2013

The last day of InCoWriMo 2013. Now that I’ve enjoyed four full weeks of InCoWriMo on my mind, in my mailbox, and on my writing desk, I’m afraid I’ll miss the daily routine.

Letters du Jour – 25 February 2013

InCoWriMo Day 25! I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m going to be busy through the month of March responding to InCoWriMo letters received. It’s not the end of the month yet, but I’m already calling InCoWriMo 2013 a Complete Success!

Letters du Jour – 24 February 2013

Our last InCoWriMo Sunday! Some of us (Mr. Ward) may be using this day to catch up. Others (yrs. truly) are using today to reply to the many wonderful InCoWriMo letters received. Whatever your reasons, I invite you to: Write Today!