Cole Jackowski's Profile
Typewriters never interrupt you. They never require any updates. They cost nothing to operate. They're not all that easy to mess up, really.
Sometimes a typebar gets jammed. To fix it, you reach in...and unjam it.
Typewriters don't bombard you with meaningless notifications when you're just trying to write. With a typewriter, you are a writer in the moment and nothing else. They're the best fix for writer's block I know of because they keep you unrelentingly fixed on a single purpose: writing more. No distractions.
There are, of course, other charms to these old machines. They are beautiful, full of history, and fun to use. They are marvelously engineered and stand the test of time more reliably than today's consumer technology. The click and resistance of the keys makes writing a…
- Born on November 21
- Joined January 6, 2011
- Cole Jackowski
- Grand Rapids, MI, United States