With online comments pouring in for stuff we write, are any other authors craving an old-fashioned letter?
Back when I was just starting out in this field, I worked as an assistant editor of The Ragan Report.
It was a dream job. My role was to sift through thousands of employee publications every month, looking for great articles, interesting ideas, new concepts or stuff to make fun of. I found plenty of the latter.
Every day was a good day, back then. I was young, un-married, with no children and no real responsibilities. We would head to the bar almost every day after work. But even though every day was perfect, some days were more perfect than others.
The days when either Larry or Mark Ragan would compliment my writing were great days. But they weren’t the best. No, the best days were when Ron the Mailman brought the mail and it would contain … a letter to the editor.