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How To Use Your Fountain Pens More Often: Take On An Extended Project

John Bosley Handwriting 10 Comments

Continuing my series of “How to use your fountain pens more often“, today I’d like to discuss taking on an extended writing project. These seem to be popular within creative communities and for good reason! They are fun to participate in, especially when you’re doing them with a bunch of other people who have similar interests. For us fountain pen …

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Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of November 4, 2019

John Bosley Miscellaneous 2 Comments

Here’s a quick roundup of new giveaways, deals, reads, images and a bit of what I’m loving for the week of November 4, 2019. Giveaways: – SaricaStudio is giving away a notebook and ink from Ferris Wheel Press on Instagram. – Monteverde Pens is giving away a Monza fountain pen on Instagram. – Ferris Wheel Press is giving away a …

Fountain Pen Giveaways, Deals, Reads and Love – Week of October 21, 2019

John Bosley Miscellaneous 4 Comments

Here’s a quick roundup of new giveaways, deals, reads, images and a bit of what I’m loving for the week of October 21, 2019. Giveaways: – Fountain Pen Day is right around the corner (November 1), so keep an eye out for my Fountain Pen Day Giveaway post, which will be continuously updated as new giveaways are announced. – Pen …

Midori MD Cotton Notebook Review

John Bosley Reviews 6 Comments

If there is one notebook that has recently attained cult status, it’s the Midori MD Cotton notebooks. Midori recently changed their sizing from standard A-sizing (A4, A5, A6) to a new and unconventional sizing they call F-sizing (F0, F2, F3). The “F” is supposed to stand for “Figure” and the sizes are created around the Golden Ratio. In addition to …

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Fabriano EcoQua Notebook Review

John Bosley Reviews 6 Comments

Italian paper manufacturer Fabriano has an eco-conscious and inexpensive notebook that they call EcoQua. These notebooks come in a variety of sizes, colors, bindings and page styles. They also sport 85gsm paper, which is just a little heavier than the usual 80gsm found in many fountain-pen-friendly notebooks. But how do they compare? Do you get what you pay for (in …