Our Penguins & Patagonia Adventure: First stop, Buenos Aires

It was more than a year and a half ago that Susan McBeth and I began planning our Penguins & Patagonia Adventure by the Book, and when we found ourselves in Buenos Aires at last, we could hardly believe the trip was finally happening (and a small part of our group would be headed to …

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Happy Typewriter Day!

That’s right — June 23 is World Typewriter Day. And we’re celebrating with a special promotion for our vintage typewriter notecards. This mixed set of 12 notecards features three each of these antique typewriters, all from our own collection: the L.C. Smith & Corona Model 8 (circa 1929), the Corona Model Four (1930), the Remington Rand Portable (circa 1940), …

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Happy Typewriter Day!

That’s right — June 23 is World Typewriter Day. And we’re celebrating with a special promotion for our vintage typewriter notecards. This mixed set of 12 notecards features three each of these antique typewriters: the Remington Rand Portable (circa 1940) and the L.C. Smith & Corona Model 8 (circa 1929), both from our own collection, as …

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Literary Provisions in the garden…

Thanks to Ginger Beringer for sending along this photo of our Literary Provisions as they helped her and author Ray Keifetz (author of “Miriam’s Lantern” in AMONG ANIMALS) stay hydrated in their beautiful garden!   For those of you writerly types who also need hydration this summer, check out our water bottles at LitProv.com … where you’ll …

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Disappearing typewriters

Back when I was in graduate school (let’s just say it was a really long time ago), a local typewriter repair shop closed for lack of business, and as someone who’d actually used typewriters (albeit the “new” electric ones), I remember being quite nostalgic about it. John even brought home one of the stores’s 1970s-era …

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