Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of August 19, 2019

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Here’s a quick roundup of new giveaways, deals, reads, images and a bit of what I’m loving for the week of August 19, 2019. Giveaways: – Hardy Penwrights is giving away a custom pen on Instagram. – Gourmet Pens and Pen Sachi are giving away a Sailor Shikiori Camellia Snow on Instagram Deals All pricing was accurate at the time …

Comparing Papers: HP Premium28 and HP Premium32

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For fountain pen users, paper plays an important role in the overall enjoyment of writing. If you’ve read this site for any amount of time, you probably know that I am somewhat obsessed with paper and am always looking for good, fountain pen friendly paper and notebooks. Unfortunately, nice paper can be quite expensive. Fortunately, there is some nice paper …

Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of August 5, 2019

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Here’s a quick roundup of new giveaways, deals, reads, images and a bit of what I’m loving for the week of August 5, 2019. Giveaways: – Monteverde is giving away a set of their new Sweet Life inks on Instagram. – Do you bullet journal? The Bullet Journal Method is giving away some special notebooks to celebrate 6 years. Deals …

Wild Pages Notebook Review

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It’s not often that a new type of paper hits the fountain pen scene, but when it does, people take notice. As far as I know, Wild Pages burst onto the radars of fountain pen users at the 2019 Chicago Pen Show. In addition to their sudden appearance, Wild Pages has been tight-lipped about the source of their paper, only …

Why Do Some Notebooks Lay Flat Better Than Others?

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If you’ve ever wondered why some notebooks open and lay flat better than others, you’re not alone. I always found it frustrating that two notebooks that had roughly the same number of pages, the same binding and the same paper weight would open and lay flat completely differently. Then, one day I had my “Eureka” moment. Of course, anyone who …

Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of July 22, 2019

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Here’s a quick roundup of new giveaways, deals, reads, images and a bit of what I’m loving for the week of July 22, 2019. Giveaways: – The Nib Section is giving away an Musubi Atelier journal to celebrate their two year anniversary. – Every Friday Appelboompennen gives away a fountain pen, so be sure to enter this weekend for your …

Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of July 15, 2019

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Here’s a quick roundup of new giveaways, deals, reads, images and a bit of what I’m loving for the week of July 15, 2019. Giveaways: – Goulet Pens is giving away a few pens to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! – The Nib Section is giving away two Lamy Safaris. Deals All pricing was accurate at the …