Contest! Can you spot the difference between types of typing?

Hey guys, I mentioned to Jeremy Adam Smith, the proprietor of, that I had written most of the Typewriter Triptych on a manual typewriter but that I’d switched to computer at one point due to travel. To me, the stylistic change in the writing is blatant and I was curious if other people could spot it.

So… he took the idea and turned it into a contest. You guys should have an edge because you’ve been reading my fiction for ages.  Here are the rules.

Readers who are able to correctly spot the exact place in the typewriter triptych where Mary switched from a typewriter to a computer will win one of two free books: Either her forthcoming novel Shades of Milk and Honey OR Jay Walljasper’s forthcoming book, All That We Share: How to Save the Economy, Our Communities, the Environment, the Internet, Democracy, and Everything Else that Belongs to All of Us

Your choice!

To be eligible, you should become a registered user with–sign up here. Then leave your guess as a comment here or on any of the three stories.

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