A Treasure Hunt for "Freewrite Disassembled" by Todd McLellan

August 26, 2020 | 2 min read

The Astrohaus team commissioned renowned artist Todd McLellan to create art based on the Freewrite, and, boy, did he deliver. Todd has a photo series, currently touring with the Smithsonian, called "Things Come Apart," where he disassembles everyday objects, and he gave our beloved Freewrite the same treatment.

freewrite disassembled by todd mclellan - treasure hunt

Over the next 12 days, we'll be releasing exclusive looks into Todd's artistic process on our channels, as well as running a treasure hunt to celebrate his artistic gift!

Treasure Hunt Details

Starting today, August 26th, the Astrohaus team will be hiding 12 pieces of "Freewrite Disassembled" (shall we say... we disassembled it further? Ha.) across our platforms. Social media, this blog, our website, and even our email newsletter--it's all fair game.

Clues will be announced here every day at 12PM EST until September 6th. September 6th's clue will release at midnight and winners will be announced at 1PM EST. The participants who find the most pieces will win art and an accessory or poster discount, on us. 

Make sure you email hello@astrohaus.com as soon as you find a piece! You do not have to find each piece the day of, just as long as it's before Day 12 at 1EST.

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 12 - 2020.09.06

freewrite disassembled treasure hunt day 12

“There is an old saying: If you want to hide the treasure, put it in plain sight. Then no one will see it.”

—Larry Dossey

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 11 - 2020.09.05

freewrite disassembled treasure hunt day 11

“There's no place like home.”

—L. Frank Baum

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 10 - 2020.09.04

 freewrite disassembled treasure hunt day 10

“The Hemingwrite is a distraction-free writing tool.”

—Adam Leeb

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 9 - 2020.09.03

 freewrite disassembled treasure hunt day 9

“Video killed the radio star.”

—The Buggles

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 8 - 2020.09.02

 freewrite disassembled by todd mclellan day 8

“To write is human, to receive a letter: Divine!”

—Susan Lendroth

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 7 - 2020.09.01

 freewrite disassembled treasure hunt day 7
"Whoever said money can't buy happiness didn't know where to shop."

—Gertrude Stein

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 6 - 2020.08.31

 freewrite treasure hunt day 6

"The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them."

—Jeff Jarvis


Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 5 - 2020.08.30


freewrite disassembled by todd mclellan day 5

"I get mail; therefore, I am."

Scott Adams


Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 4 - 2020.08.29

freewrite disassembled by todd mclellan treasure hunt day 4

"I have a drawer where I keep their faces."

Steve Savile (from our Freewrite family!)

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 3 - 2020.08.28

Freewrite disassembled by todd mclellan day 3 piece

"Pin thy faith to no man's sleeve."

Thomas Carlyle

Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 2 - 2020.08.27

freewrite disassembled by todd mclellan giveaway

"Wherever there are birds, there is hope."

Mehmet Murat Ildan


Freewrite Treasure Hunt Day 1 - 2020.08.26

freewrite disassembled by todd mclellan piece 1

"Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company."

Lord Byron

See you 12PM EST tomorrow!

(If you're stuck on where to look, here's a second hint, just for this first day. Make sure you're signed up for our newsletter for something that's coming tonight. It'll be on the bottom right of our site)


Hang on, what is a Freewrite, anyway? Click the graphic below to learn more about our line distraction-free writing tools before Freewrites run out.

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