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Guest Post: Prose Mechanics Evolution: How the Writing Process has Changed Over the Past 45 Years by Ronald Kelly

Guest Post: Prose Mechanics Evolution: How the Writing Process has Changed Over the Past 45 Years by Ronald Kelly

PROSE MECHANICS EVOLUTION!

How the Writing Process has Changed Over the Past 45 Years

By Ronald Kelly

A random comment or two on a Twitter post a few days ago led Sadie Hartmann (known by those of us who love and cherish her as Mother Horror) to ask me to elaborate on the way writers have performed the physical process of turning prose into the printed word over the years. In my case, it has been 45 years since the writing bug first bit me – rather hard – at the age...