TWSBI Eco nib

Fountain Pens

Resources Goulet Pens have a great range of resources including tools to compare inks, nibs or different sizes of pens, as well as a glossary and excellent video guides. Pennaquod will let you search pen blogs for reviews of hundreds of pens. For discussion, the two main fountain forums are[…]

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Midori Traveler's notebook from the top with all the cords

Notebooks, Notebook Covers, and Paper

Resources A quite comprehensive introduction to what to consider with notebooks can be found at the Fast Company. Covers and systems Recommended Others Hardcover Notebooks Most notebooks are available in a range of sizes so that isn’t specified here. Most are available with a variety of ruling types, too. Recommended[…]

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Rotring Tikky Graphic review

Standard Pens

Resources There isn’t a vast amount of information out there for pens that aren’t fountain pens but Pennaquod will let you search pen blogs for reviews of hundreds of pens of all kinds. The wonderful Pen Addict podcast covers pens of all kinds and if your interest is more in[…]

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Pencils

Resources There isn’t a vast amount of information out there for pencils but Pennaquod will let you search pen blogs for reviews of hundreds of pencils of all kinds. Brand Name Pencils is a wonderful resource for vintage pencils. The Erasable Podcast is a fantastic podcast all about wooden pencils.[…]

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J Herbin Rouge Caroubier ink review

Ink

I’ve not recommended any inks because, for me at least, colour is the most important thing and that’s very much down to personal preference. However, if you want to be sure of getting an ink that will behave well in your pen then I’d recommend any Pilot, Platinum, Sailor or[…]

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