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How Awful is Your Handwriting?

With the prevalence of computers, which are even sometimes used to administer in-class writing assignments, handwriting seems like it’s quickly going the way of letterpress printing—which means that, in a few years, it could be considered a niche art form for book lovers. In the meantime, though, it’s something you still have to use (at least while you’re in school! I handwrite so rarely now I sometimes wonder if why I even bothered to learn cursive). But how is your handwriting? Will you be relieved when it becomes obsolete? Or will you become a niche artisan?

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