Pulp Magic: Archive

Writing Longhand on Paper Is the Key to These Fiction Writers’ Success
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags books hand-written communication

With Labor Day coming up, I’ve been feverishly trying to catch up on my summer reading. I confess I have an affinity for fiction and Elin Hilderbrand’s novels, like this year’s “The Rumor” that have earned her the title “the ...

With Labor Day coming up, I’ve been feverishly trying to catch up on my summer reading. I confess I have an affinity for fiction and Elin Hilderbrand’s novels, like this year’s “The Rumor” that have earned her the title “the queen of the summer novel.” Even more remarkable than Hilderbrand’s ability to turn out two …

With Labor Day coming up, I’ve been feverishly trying to catch up on my summer reading. I confess I have an affinity for fiction and Elin Hilderbrand’s novels, like this year’s “The Rumor” that have earned her the title “the queen of the summer novel.” Even more remarkable than Hilderbrand’s ability to turn out two …

Students Love Print
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags books imagination paper and packaging industry productive learning

You know what’s cool at school these days? Books printed on paper. And it’s not just a retro thing like vinyl records or flip phones. Both scientific studies and the observations of teachers point to a continued preference for printed ...

You know what’s cool at school these days? Books printed on paper. And it’s not just a retro thing like vinyl records or flip phones. Both scientific studies and the observations of teachers point to a continued preference for printed textbooks over electronic versions among college students. One digital textbook pilot program at the University …

You know what’s cool at school these days? Books printed on paper. And it’s not just a retro thing like vinyl records or flip phones. Both scientific studies and the observations of teachers point to a continued preference for printed textbooks over electronic versions among college students. One digital textbook pilot program at the University …

Cardboard is One of the Most Recycled Materials on the Planet, and ...
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags environment paper and packaging industry recyclable

A recent article (“Why Is There So Much Cardboard” By Katy Steinmetz, 6/30/16) doesn’t tell the whole story on the ecology and the economics of packaging made from paper.

A recent article (“Why Is There So Much Cardboard” By Katy Steinmetz, 6/30/16) doesn’t tell the whole story on the ecology and the economics of packaging made from paper.

A recent article (“Why Is There So Much Cardboard” By Katy Steinmetz, 6/30/16) doesn’t tell the whole story on the ecology and the economics of packaging made from paper.

World’s Gnarliest Surfboard
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags imagination recyclable

At first blush you might not think of paper and crashing ocean waves as a particularly good match. But a segment on the Discovery Science Channel opened my mind.

At first blush you might not think of paper and crashing ocean waves as a particularly good match. But a segment on the Discovery Science Channel opened my mind.

At first blush you might not think of paper and crashing ocean waves as a particularly good match. But a segment on the Discovery Science Channel opened my mind.

Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds™ Turns One
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags paper and packaging industry

One year ago, the Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) launched a national promotional campaign to slow the decline in paper usage and grow the demand for paper-based packaging. I am happy to report we are off to a great start, ...

One year ago, the Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) launched a national promotional campaign to slow the decline in paper usage and grow the demand for paper-based packaging. I am happy to report we are off to a great start, in no small part because of the 55 companies who fund the Paper Checkoff.

One year ago, the Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) launched a national promotional campaign to slow the decline in paper usage and grow the demand for paper-based packaging. I am happy to report we are off to a great start, in no small part because of the 55 companies who fund the Paper Checkoff.

Old Style + New Tech = Timeless Magic
By Mary Anne Hansan Tags hand-written communication imagination

I love the doodles that Google puts on its search page to mark a holiday or special event, but recently I saw one that I didn’t recognize.  It was a silhouette of an older lady cutting intricate designs in paper.  ...

I love the doodles that Google puts on its search page to mark a holiday or special event, but recently I saw one that I didn’t recognize.  It was a silhouette of an older lady cutting intricate designs in paper.  The doodle told a charming little story – all in a unique silhouetted style.  It …

I love the doodles that Google puts on its search page to mark a holiday or special event, but recently I saw one that I didn’t recognize.  It was a silhouette of an older lady cutting intricate designs in paper.  The doodle told a charming little story – all in a unique silhouetted style.  It …