John-Paul Flintoff




On The Pleasures Of Copying Out Great Writing By Hand


George Eliot, writing

Is it madness, in this digital age, to copy out writing by hand? Too much like hard work? I thought so, but I’ve changed my mind.

I wrote a blog post for The Idler about this, and in this episode of an ADEQUATE podcast you can hear me speaking it aloud (with a few ad lib digressions):


Posted: March 8, 2021

Keywords: commonplace book, the idler