I love the gift Len gave me to celebrate authorhood:
I’ve been thinking about getting him personalized aviation license plates that feature a small airplane and say “Fly Idaho” as opposed to “Famous Potatoes.” However, rather than 7 characters, they’re limited to 5.
An extremely thoughtful pilot, Len always hands out a “personal access bag” to each passenger prior to flight in the event of air sickness. With that in mind, I think BRFBG would be hysterical!
If you have personalized license plates, what do they say? If you don’t, but had hypothetical ones, what would they say?
I just attended the ever-phenomenal Writers’ Institute in Madison, Wisconsin. When not hosting a session, I made a point of meeting people. A diverse group, I’m confident that every literary genre was represented at this heavily-attended event.
One of the things that all of the attendees had in common is their interest in writing. Another similarity is their love of writing implements! I saw pens from:
disposable to incredibly expensive
ballpoint to roller ball, gel, and fountain
retractable to cap-top
UW-Madison’s 27th Annual Writers’ Institute
I saw two left-handed pens (not kidding), and one pen that wrote with an antiqued brown (think sepia tone) ink. Amazingly, one author/speaker, Bradley Beaulieu, did his book signing in calligraphy!
My favorite is the Jetstream pen made by uni-ball. Simple, I like its retractable style and the quick-drying ink leaves a smooth writing line. I’d go to the mat for my pen!