Getting mail is cool. No doubt about it.
It’s even cooler when mail with my name on it contains something other than bills.
Take, for example, the package above — sent to me by California-based Folded Word Press Managing Editor, J.S. Graustein. The package contains two custom-made postcard bundles that unfold into a labyrinth of color-coded stories, written and made just for me.
Unravelled, they look like this:
There’s a red story about “people[ she] met”
on the other side of the continent:
A blue story about “(im)press(ive) guests”
who spoke at a literary publishing event:
And a black story about “Motorcycle Week”
in Laconia, New Hampshire:
When I look at the creations — words, design, conceptualization — I wonder:
How did you come up with this?
Thank-you J.S. Graustein, thanks so much…