There’s nothing worse for plots than cellphones. Once your characters have one, there’s no reason for them to get lost or stranded. Or miss each other at the top of the Empire State Building. If you want anything like that to happen, you either have to explain upfront what happened to the phones or you have to make at least one character some sort of manic pixie Luddite who doesn’t carry one. - RAINBOW ROWELLWell, my cellphone looks like this:
And I usually forget it, or just leave it, at home when I go out. This may be one reason why I´m writing a novel set in the Iron Age.