When it comes to creating your message, I’m all for scribbling-out your thoughts. It’s the only way to really see what you’re thinking. Letting questions rattle around in your head and then emptying every possible response onto paper can be enlightening, and lead you to a “Wow, is that what I do?” moment.
As a Wordsmith, I’ve always had a bit of an issue with text-messaging. In fact, I consider texting a crime against language, and a major contributor to the rapid decline in young people’s ability to communicate effectively.