Writing as Magic, Pen as Wand: Unlocking the Gift

I just love language… Hey, it’s the thing that enabled our species to outlive the Neanderthals! Instead of gesturing toward a hill and frantically shouting, “Ugh!” We could point and communicate, “Hey guys! Over that hill are a bunch of great animals we can hunt and eat. Grab your weapons! And look out for the flesh eating monsters off to right!” Complex methods of communication for survival of the…