For those of you who loved this post, but were too cheap to drop the $9, no fear. I have found a very abridged (and free) quick fix to this obsession, because today:
I created an electronic signature.
You can do it too, here. It took me less than a minute. Going forward, I will use this to sign all of my fan mail in the hopes of curbing the aggressive case of carpal tunnel I have developed from doing so manually.
Fun factor: 7