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benbradley
04-01-2010, 11:16 PM
You know, how they ask peeps their favorite color, as a righter you gotta have a Favorite Typefont, and it's gotta be available on MikeySoft Wonders.

There's one font I love so much I wrote a song dedicated to it:
http://fawm.org/songs/5811/

Kindness
04-02-2010, 12:08 AM
Times New Roman definitely :D

Sage
04-02-2010, 12:27 AM
There was one called something like Fioles Girls, but I don't see it anymore. It was pretty. Script with hearts

Aji
04-02-2010, 12:49 AM
I'm partial to Calibri :D

Niki_G
04-02-2010, 01:06 AM
Can't go wrong with a classic. I'm also going to have to go with: TNR

True
04-02-2010, 01:11 AM
I like Times New Roman, Courier New, Gentium Basic, Garamond, Bell MT, and Centaur. (These are my top six.)

Arial (Unicode MS) is nice too.

Sage
04-02-2010, 01:22 AM
Speaking of fun with fonts, did the AW homepage fonts change, or is it just me being AFD paranoid?

Xelebes
04-02-2010, 01:32 AM
Venetian 301 BT or Classica-Roman.

Ken
04-02-2010, 01:48 AM
Times New Roman definitely :D

... same here. It's a very readable font, which is what matters most to me. Old typewritter font is pretty cool, too. Haven't found a place where I can download that from, though. Courier is supposed to look like it, I believe, but it really doesn't :-(

Sandy Shin
04-02-2010, 01:57 AM
Cambria and Times New Roman for novel and essay writing, and Lucida Sans Unicode and Verdana for Internet reading. :]

free_cashews_on_me
04-02-2010, 03:00 AM
Centaur is awesome. Percy Jackson was written in it. I also like Georgia and TNR.

AlishaS
04-02-2010, 03:42 AM
I write everything in Courier New but my favorite font these day's in Bleeding Cowboy

maxmordon
04-02-2010, 03:45 AM
I have wet dreams with Vivaldi.

legendary bum
04-02-2010, 05:29 AM
Love Georgia, Bell, and Centaur!

soapdish
04-02-2010, 05:36 AM
I'm partial to Calibri :D Yes, I *love* Calibri, for a sans serif. Otherwise I love Georgia for serif. It's elegant. :)

Sage
04-02-2010, 06:02 AM
I kinda hate Calibri. Only because it takes over everything.

benbradley
04-02-2010, 06:18 AM
Now HERE's a reason to pick a typefont:

University Looks to Save Big Bucks on Ink with Font Change
http://www.kyw1060.com/University-Looks-to-Save-Big-Bucks-on-Ink-with-Fon/6680903

Before, the default font for the university’s computers was Arial – one of the more common, sans serif fonts. But now, the school uses Century Gothic – a slightly smaller sans serif font that the university says uses 30 percent less printer ink than Arial. Ink isn’t cheap – it can run up to about $10,000 a gallon. In the photo above, both styles are written in 30-point font.
With that price, they must be talking about the retail price of inkjet ink. Here's a cost-saving suggestion: Laser printers.

Ken
04-02-2010, 06:22 AM
... have noticed that too. Printing out things in Arial uses a lot of ink. It's almost the equivalent of printing out TNR in bold.

Medievalist
04-02-2010, 09:27 AM
Y favorež že noble Palatino for bodye text, for že elegante serifs in print. Bot for že bodye text on že new-fangleded screene, Y favore že Georgia. Y am also partial to že Zapifino.

žise Comic Sans žo, yt ys an assaulte upon all gode people of taste and trewe witte.

blacbird
04-02-2010, 10:34 AM
Has nothing to do with submission manuscripts, but on-screeeeeeen and for personal paper copies for editing, Garamond 14 pt.

caw

Poetoffire
04-02-2010, 04:35 PM
Times New Roman, 12 pt, non double spaced.

For embellishments and such, Little Lord Fontleroy is very pretty, and for a little grittier pretty, A Hundred Pounds of Fairy Cakes. I also like finding fonts online for visual projects.

But Times New Roman is a MUST. I can write, say, notes in Courier, but for manuscripts, there's only one font for me.

Jodie
04-02-2010, 08:31 PM
I like Georgia but when I'm printing I usually use Ecofont Vera Sans, since it uses 25 % less ink.

Sage
04-02-2010, 08:35 PM
I like Georgia but when I'm printing I usually use Ecofont Vera Sans, since it uses 25 % less ink.
I've never heard of that, but it sounds cool

Sage
04-02-2010, 08:36 PM
I'm going to move this to a more appropriate place, now that we are no long Fun with Fonts.

auntybug
04-02-2010, 08:37 PM
This video (http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1823766) is hilarious for font lovers :D

eta: great song :)

Jamesaritchie
04-03-2010, 12:13 AM
Nothing but a Courier 12 for submission, of course, but for simply typing, I love Ghostwriter, Detective, and My Old Typewriter.

Shadow_Ferret
04-03-2010, 12:15 AM
I use Courier for everything. I guess you could say it's comforting since I've been using it since my manual typewriter days.

StandJustSo
04-06-2010, 12:10 AM
Americana BT is my favourite!!! My husband hates it, lol. I have the setttings on my Tablet computer where everything is in that font. I also made a personal font of my own handwriting, which I use sometimes just for fun.

reiver33
04-06-2010, 01:34 AM
Times New Roman 12 point. This was the corporate standard at work and Ive gotten used to it.

Zoealea
04-07-2010, 01:24 AM
I like Courier New. I don't write in it, but it's my favorite font because it kind of resembles that of a typewriter.

tjwriter
04-07-2010, 01:29 AM
I like typing in Bookman Old Style.

frisco
04-07-2010, 08:55 AM
I like Courier new. I think its easier to read if you have a long manuscript and its a fairly large type--when you're getting old like me larger type is a good thing.

Becky Black
04-07-2010, 06:32 PM
Verdana for me. It's clear, wide spaced and big and my eyes are getting a bit crap now, so that's what I usually write in.

shadowwalker
04-07-2010, 07:45 PM
Yeah, I use Arial, which is similar to Verdana - and for the same reason. It's hell getting old! :tongue

blacbird
04-08-2010, 12:34 AM
Garamond 14, at 150% magnification, for my on-screen work. Easy on my bad eyes.

caw

Tepelus
04-08-2010, 01:36 AM
I like Papyrus, but for my work, Times New Roman.

Varthikes
04-08-2010, 03:17 AM
Mostly, I use Times New Roman.

For the title and Chapter and Section Headings, however, at least for my Draconia series, I like to use Algerian.

When I write a story that's separate from the series, I'll use a different Typefont.

Albedo
04-08-2010, 04:44 AM
Futura but for submissions I use pink Vivaldi on yellow scented paper