We have already quit using much paper to write on. Things are put on screen, sent, seen onscreen, and filed away or tossed. The fingers get no practice to sustain the way we had written when young. While thinking this I get to see a news item of girls who are much older doing just fine in written exams. After Quitting School To Take Care Of Her Siblings, 105-Year-Old Returns To Take Class 4 Exams I am signing my name now and then, to break in a ball point pen, as well as to make sure it stays somewhat the same on the cheques I sign once in a while. Creditcard slip signatures used to be just a formality, and now with the embedded chip, and the PIN, even that bit of writing had gone out of our lives. How do people maintain their handwriting ? Why Do Females Generally Have Neater Handwriting Than Males?