Wednesday, May 9, 2012

I'm a letter writing gunslinger!

YAY! I am now a card-carrying member of the Letter Writers Alliance. So very exciting!


Expected benefits include free downloads of stationery and cards, pen pal swaps, as well as member mailings. However, I suspect that membership in this illustrious club is the penpal equivalent of joining the Justice League. We won't wear lycra superhero outfits—don't be ridiculous, I'd never fit my thighs into something like that! I think me in lycra would set off a epidemic of global blindness—but I do believe there will be lots of opportunities to save snail mail from the clutches of evil. I'll just Clark Kent* my way through things—unassuming writer and editor by day; then off come the glasses when the Letter Writers Alliance calls, completely ready to fight evil-doers who stand in the way of letters and good mail! In the meantime, I'll just be here, writing some letters.

*It is my opinion that Marvel is infinitely better than DC. DC has superheroes that have the worst superhero disguises ever. How can people not know that Superman is Clark Kent?! He just wears glasses, c'mon! I was especially bothered by the new Batman movies. When he does the gravelly voice as Batman (to disguise the fact that he's Bruce Wayne), I start yelling, "Will someone get this man a lozenge?!" At least Spiderman has the gumption to wear a mask.... and this concludes my superhero tangent.

8 comments:

  1. Is it a one time payment to join the LWA? I might consider joining then :D

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    1. You absolutely should! It is just the one-time payment to join. I didn't elect to purchase the membership and stationery package because the shipping was crazy expensive for international orders, but if you purchase just the membership, it practically costs nothing to join.

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    2. I also just joined, now that it is only 1.90 for shipping. I ordered just now :)
      And I think, Laura, I will finally try to write you a letter, if you like xD

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    3. Sabrina, there is nothing I'd like better than to have you write me a letter. :)

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  2. Oh man, I remember when I joined! Doesnt it feel so official getting the card?!

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    1. The card is such a neat thing, but my favourite is the pin! That's what made it feel official to me!

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  3. Yay! I'm a card holder too. :-)

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  4. Hello! Did the membership come with a postcard and patch? Just wondering! Do you have your old membership card or did you replace it with the new one?

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