18 Jun '15, 8pm

Half-a-million and counting

Half-a-million and counting

Writing is hard work. Fortunately, that hard work is only mental now, it wasn’t always so. At one time writing meant chiselling on a piece of rock or dipping a quill into homemade ink and scribbling on a piece of parchment. Each piece was unique. Archaeologists haven’t discovered any ancient photocopy machine yet, so making a copy likely meant sharpening chisels again or finding another piece of parchment and mixing another pot of ink. N o wonder books were precious and needed to be protected by any measure. Today, courtesy of Office Word, all the physical effort has been removed. There still remains the mental process of formulating a piece of prose which for some is easy, but for others, including this author, a degree of effort is necessary. So why am I boring you with the trials and tribulations in writing for CabbieBlog? Well since February 2009, and before that using...

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