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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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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Fountain Pen Day 2016 Photo Post

It’s Fountain Pen Day, and that means it’s time to embrace, promote, and appreciate the use of fountain pens. Why use a fountain pen? I’ve put together 8 reasons why in this guide, with a volume two coming out soon. I spent a few extra minutes this morning taking some pictures and doodling with a few of my favorite pens over breakfast. Enjoy the photos and make sure to write with a fountain pen today!

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Fountain Pen Loadout – June 2015

Left to Right: Lamy Safari Griso Grey – Diamine Grey – F Nib Montblanc 149 – Iroshizuku Tsuki-Yo – M Nib Pilot Custom 823 – Diamine Asa Blue- Architect Point Nakaya Neo Standard – Diamine Asa Blue – S-M Nib Lamy 2000 Stainless – TOP SECRET – B Nib Lamy 2000 Makrolon– Sailor Kiwa Guro Black – M Nib Notes: It’s […]

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Fountain Pen Loadout – March 2015

Left to Right: Karas Kustoms Ink – Kaweco Green Ink – Hero 9018 Fude Nib Lamy 2000 Stainless – J. Herbin Orange Indien – B Nib Pelikan M805 Stresemann – Sailor Miruai Ink – B Nib Pilot Custom 823 – Iroshizuku Momiji – Architect Point TWSBI 580AL – Noodler’s Bad Blue Heron – M Nib […]

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