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Kathy Zadrozny
Interests: a warm bed, antique cameras, art history, avocados, cheep beer, early morning pancakes, fried bananas, graphic design, Monty Python, old kitchen appliances, pantone colors, polaroids, sleeping in late, soda floats, sushi, the smell of gasoline, the smell of sawdust, typography, vinyl records
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Thanks for the support! Theyll be swimming to your mailbox soon.
Thanks Joe! Stickers are coming very soon! In COLOR!
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At 10AM, the rubberstamps from my Mermail project on Instagram will be available. There's three different designs; the Octopostman, the Seapony Express, and the Flying Fish Airmail. (The links won't work til after 10AM CST.) These stamps are a limited... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Letter Writers Alliance
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Postcards to Voters is a mail campaign that sends friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters to aid Democrats in close, key races all over the country. They consist of over 20,000 volunteers in every state (including Alaska and... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
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Don't leave off your letter writing now that Write_On is over. Keep involved. There's lots of letter writing clubs and socials popping up all over. For example, Letter Writing Night at The Paper Mouse is a free public event held... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
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In this National Letter Writing Month and Write_On, I've been getting a lot of use out of my fountain pen. Mind you, I keep forgetting to buy ink cartridge refills for my Kaweco Perkeo despite the fact that I work... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
You can see our downloads here: https://letterwriters.org/collections/downloads-tutorials
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In addition to the lovely downloads available at the official Write_On site, did you know that our fantastic and amazing member, Jessica Jewel, makes cool stickers for you to print out for your letters as well? You didn't? Oh, well,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
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Here at the L.W.A. we know you love getting mail, and nothing is better than getting packages in the mail, especially surprise packages! The Royal Society of Venturesome Parcels program is a themed mailing over four weeks, one package each... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
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The Boston Public Library has partnered with Zooniverse to crowd-source the transcription of their collection of abolitionist correspondence. This will make their collection more accessible and searchable. I've participated in a number of these projects and they are always fascinating... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
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Normally on holidays, I like to find a fun, vintage postcard to post. My search this year lead me to this article on Collector's Weekly about "Vinegar Valentines." As a non-Valentine fan (I'm not sentimental and am annoyed by sappiness;... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
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Here in the frozen tundra of Chicago (I kid, I kid. It was above freezing today! Shorts weather!) the ice and snow accumulation can be a hassle. We'd like to remind you that you need to clear snow and ice... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Letter Writers Alliance
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Christmas came early, folks! Check out the stamp preview for 2018. Dragons! Mr. Rodgers! Magic! I love them. I am really, really excited. Which are your favorites? 2017 releases pale in comparison. Here's to buying lots of stamps next year! Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
Cassie, If you don't get an error when you login, then you are all set. The people who need to contact us will get a message saying their account is not connected.
Toggle Commented Nov 8, 2017 on New Member Login! at Letter Writers Alliance
Joe, I just resent your account invite to you. It is possible your edu email is bouncing or junk mailing the emails. Sometimes it takes about 3 hours for emails to go through when you have institutional servers to work through.
Toggle Commented Nov 8, 2017 on New Member Login! at Letter Writers Alliance
Oriana, you'll need to create an account first here: https://www.letterwriters.org/account/register After you do that, I'll be able to link up your account.
Toggle Commented Nov 7, 2017 on New Member Login! at Letter Writers Alliance
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Hey all, we have upgraded our member's login so that you now have individual accounts. What does this mean for you? Login Upgrade Perks: A unique password that you choose! Passwords can now be reset Option to store your shipping... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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Some of you follow me on Instagram (thanks!) for my mail pictures and the occasional cat, and you may have noticed #ghostpost and #hexmail. There's a internet that happens in October called "Inktober". The idea is that participants post a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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In case you missed us, here are the two latest videos from our YouTube channel. We run a book club quarterly and run virtual socials when the fancy takes us. We list all of our live broadcasts on our events... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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(Above envelope by Jean Pellerin,First Place, Over 18 and Beyond category, 2016) The illustrator Edward Gorey was quite the mail artist in his time. In his honor, the Edward Gorey House hosts an annual mail art contest. The contest is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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It has been a bad hurricane season. From Harvey, to Irma and now the aftermath of Maria, the U.S.P.S. is working to restore service to affected areas. The above photo is from flooding in a postal facility due to Irma.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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We missed you at our at our anniversary parties. Let's all get together via the internet and write some mail with one another, to one another, for one another! The Virtual Social will last the whole day of October 22nd... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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Bunch a flowers. Bunch of bunches of flowers. Yawn. These are nice stamps. These are safe stamps. I'm not saying that I'm not gonna buy them. Sometimes all I need is a flower in the right colorway to make an... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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The Night Mail is a British documentary from 1936 about the mail train from London to Scotland. The film is considered one of the best of its kind, including novel techniques, a complicated score, and a poem by W. H.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance
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We are all in on the blue and gold, folks. There's two new products in the member shop today. First up are our new pencils. We had these custom printed by the good people at C.W. Pencil Enterprise. The blue... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Letter Writers Alliance