Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of April 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 April 15, 2019. Giveaways: – Pen Chalet National Stationery Day pack – Pensplaining is giving away an Esterbrook Estie on her Instagram page. – Organics Studio is having a free ink contest. – Goldspot Pens is doing a weekly …

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Maruman Mnemosyne Notebook Review

John Bosley Reviews 2 Comments

It’s always nice when there’s something a little different about a notebook. The name is a little unusual, so it only makes sense the Maruman Mnemosyne notebooks are a little unusual as well. Mnemosyne is the Greek goddess of memory, so I suppose these notebooks should help you to remember things. What makes these notebooks unusual? They have a number …

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Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of April 8, 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 April 8, 2019. Giveaways: – Monteverde Invincia Brass pen – @torienga on Instagram Deals All pricing was accurate at the time of this post, but may have changed, so be sure to check the price before purchasing. As always, …

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Baron Fig Vanguard Notebook Review

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Please read this additional article about my experience with Baron Fig notebooks before you purchase any! There are times when a notebook falls far short of my expectations. There are also times when a notebook far exceeds my expectations. Fortunately, the Baron Fig Vanguard falls squarely in the latter category. I had heard people talk about Baron Fig products with …

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Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of April 1, 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 April 1, 2019. Deals All pricing was accurate at the time of this post, but may have changed, so be sure to check the price before purchasing. As always, only purchase items from trusted sellers. – Parker IM Fountain …

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Midori MD Notebook Review

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I have long been a fan of Midori paper. I’ve used it for journaling, writing letters and for doodling and have always enjoyed writing on it. This notebook is no different. Its design is very clean and simple and it handles fountain pen ink very well. You should note, though, that if you’re used to using other notebooks a Midori …

Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of March 25, 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 March 25, 2019. Giveaways: – Have you entered my giveaway yet? It’s for some Rickshaw pen rolls and sleeves. Don’t miss out!!! – The Gentleman Stationer is giving away a Baron Fig Brass Squire pen. Deals All pricing was …

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Using Shimmer Ink In Fountain Pens

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If you’ve ever wondered if using a shimmering ink will clog your fountain pen, you’re not alone. While many people love the look of shimmering inks and enjoy the extra dimension that it adds to their writing, there is always the fear that the particles of shimmer will clog the feed of their fountain pen. Today I want to tell …