Bent Wrists Lesson #1: Carp in Tunnel Syndrome

Today starts the beginning of my Bent Wrists series of Writing Lessons.  Whether you plan to write with a pencil, pen, or use your computer keyboard, your wrists might get a little bent after a while.

This is called CARP IN TUNNEL syndrome—which is named after the 1983 Hoover Dam overflow in which lots of fish, especially CARP, went over the spillways and down the scary dam tunnels and became quite bent out of shape because of it.  As a teenager, I loved talking about those dam fish, the dam tunnels and the dam overflow (it was the only time I could legally swear in front of my mom…and I abused the privilege heartily). Continue reading