My Favorite Items from 2018 (So Far)

2018 has been an interesting year in stationery for me. I’ve been doing this whole pen blogging thing for a long time now, and admittedly things start to seem the same. “New” items are older items, just in a different color way. Kickstarter is full of gimmicky items (there are some gems) that don’t improve […]

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The Best Fountain Pens for Taking Notes

The Best Fountain Pens for Taking Notes Fountain pens aren’t just for practicing fancy calligraphy in a mahogany-walled office surrounded by antiques. They’re functional writing instruments that make tasks as mundane as note taking much more enjoyable. I got into writing with fountain pens in college. I took a ton of notes, all by hand […]

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The 5 Best Pocket Fountain Pens To Carry Every Day

The 5 Best Pocket Fountain Pens To Carry Every Day We love our fountain pens – they get their own soft cases, spend much of their lives carefully stored on a desk, and some get their own dedicated boxes. Fountain pens are also typically more expensive than a “regular” pen, so we’re less likely to just throw […]

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6 Japanese Fountain Pens To Help You Write Really Small

6 Japanese Fountain Pens To Help You Write Really Small   When getting into the world of fountain pens, you may have seen that Japanese nibs and Western Nibs tend to be different sizes. What exactly does this mean? Well, the Japanese pens (let’s use Pilot) will run a full size finer than their Western (German […]

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