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Old April 26, 2022, 08:41 PM
Dien Rice Dien Rice is offline
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Default Gary Halbert's physical way of writing promotions...

Thanks for sharing this, Glenn!

I'm going to try your idea... Plan on paper, then write on the computer...

I was recently reading some stuff by Doberman Dan, one of Gary Halbert's protégés...

He says that Gary Halbert used to write all his promotions by hand.

He also insisted that those working with him - like Doberman Dan at the time - do the same too...!

Best wishes,


P.S. For those who may not have heard of him, the late Gary Halbert was well-known among copywriting circles... You can still find many of his newsletters for free at - which is being maintained by his sons... Doberman Dan can be found at ...

P.P.S. In my case, while working, I actually like a bit of people movement in my peripheral vision... Just don't come and bother me! Some of my favorite places to work are in swanky hotel lobbies. You don't need to stay at the hotel to do it... Their coffee and other hot beverages are expensive, but you only need one...

Originally Posted by Glenn View Post
Thanks Gordon,

Best Selling Author, James Patterson, Writes all his books in PENCIL.

Dunno Why.

Did not get the idea from those two. Came to it myself. I think better on paper than while Staring at a computer Screen.


I outline Ideas on paper.

Then SPEED WRITE them on the computer. This Outline Strategy seems to allow
me to make Lots of ESP Type Changes too.

ONCE things are down on paper - it MOTIVATES me to Type Them Up.


P.S. - Personally I couldn't use that Writing Cafe.

Too Many distractions.

Any movement in my peripheral vision. I can't focus.

Tried studying outdoors in College.

Total fail.

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