What’s mightier: The pen, the sword, or the word processor?


Even as we appreciate how technology can make our lives easier, we can still enjoy — and benefit from — taking a trip back in time.

And writer Elizabeth Sims found herself wondering: While the digital world moves faster than the analog versions, does that make it inherently better, or are we missing out on something?

There was only one way to find out.

Sims spent one weekend writing the old-school way, from pencils to fountain pens and typewriters.

See what her takeaway from the experience was on Writer’s Digest.