Tag Archives: the slow writing movement

Hither, Yon & and Beyond

(Yes, there’s no way to ignore the sad news from Ankara and Brussels; we can only reach out to others, any way we can, and make sure they know we are listening.  Words on paper are just a small bit of … Continue reading

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Dear Cuba… I know it’s been a while, but…

Writing letters is something that President Barack Obama gets. As the New York Times reported, he uses the “10-LAD” (Ten Letters A Day) system, where he reviews 10 letters from Americans and works their messages into his messages and speeches. … Continue reading

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February Marches On!

We survived Valentine’s Day at a packed Doobies Bar! –including some inspired couples from the Rosenbach Museum’s LoveLetters/Publetters collaboration. (The Rosenbach offered a hands-on tour of vintage love letters from the Civil War era and beyond, then directed said visitors towards Doobies so they … Continue reading

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Love Letters/Pub Letters on Valentines Day

Publetters is, as always, every Tuesday in February at DOOBIES BAR. But, on Feb. 14th, Valentines Day, in a special collaboration with the Rosenbach Museum of the Free Library, we are proud to offer LOVE LETTERS / PUB LETTERS.  The Rosenbach will … Continue reading

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PUBLETTERS 2016 SKED SHAPING UP!

Okay, we have reached out to all sorts of bars to the north, the south, the east and the west and repeatedly “Gotten to Yes”, as the Harvard Biz School might put it. Our calendar is more than half-full, so … Continue reading

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Warm up near the pizza oven tonight!

Cold is relative; think about the warm emotions a nice letter brings out on the second reading.  Join us tonight (19 Jan.) for the third Publetters of January at Clarkville, 43rd & Baltimore Ave., where the pizzas rival the craft beers, or … Continue reading

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PUBLETTERS MAKES CLARKSVILLE DEBUT

SOMETIMES a letter needs to wear a coat of ink, especially when it’s freezing outside!  The first Publetters in University City came off without a hitch at Clarkville, a pizza-meets-craft beer joint just off (d’oh) Clark Park at 43rd and Baltimore. … Continue reading

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PUBLETTERS heads to SOUTH PHILLY for APRIL

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Crane Paper likes PUBLETTERS!

Jessica Haas of the Crane Paper Company just posted a lovely write up on her Crane & Co. blog.  Some flattering photos, too, ha. Thank you, Jessica! (yes, that is a 1st-class Ray Charles stamp stuck on mcget’s thumb) PUBLETTERS will close out March … Continue reading

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John Lennon’s Letter of Advice: for richer, or for poorer…

John Lennon read about a singer-songwriter saying that success would ruin his heart… he grabbed a pen and wrote this: Click here for the full STORY.   It inspired a new film with Al Pacino.  What will your next letter spark? … Continue reading

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