Why Write

I’m often asked why people should use pens and write.  Here are some links explaining why writing is important and what some of the many benefits may be.

NPR: Why writing by hand helps you remember

Freakonomics – Who Needs Handwriting?

Scientific American – Don’t take notes with a laptop

Psychology Today – Why writing by hand could make you smarter

Smart Parenting – Handwriting is helping your children learn better

Science of Us – Journaling can help you out of an emotional funk

Morning Writing – Being creative when your brain isn’t stopping you