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The Writer's Showcase - 50 Shades of Flex

The Writer's Showcase - 50 Shades of Flex

This week, we're talking about FLEX, baby! Tom is our resident experienced flex pen writer that will be giving a LIVE demonstration of the Aurora 8...
The Writer's Showcase - Thursday, March 16th at 3 pm

The Writer's Showcase - Thursday, March 16th at 3 pm

Get a hands-on demonstration of the hottest pens, inks, paper, and accessories during our first-ever LIVE streaming show this Thursday, March 16th ...
Aurora is Bringing Flexy Back

Aurora is Bringing Flexy Back

For the first time in its nearly 100-year history, Italian pen manufacturer Aurora has produced a flexible fountain pen from its Torino-based facto...
Uh Oh, We're gonna need a bigger pen case.

Uh Oh, We're gonna need a bigger pen case.

I'm going to dangle this out there and see if you take the bait. Any time that a new Retro 51 Tornado Popper limited edition design is introduced, ...
By the Pen of Zeus!

By the Pen of Zeus!

Just 20 years after the Temple of Zeus was finished in Olympia, the monument "the Statue of Zeus" was erected inside it. The Greek sculptor Phidias...
Brace Yourselves, "Game of Thrones" Pens are Coming.

Brace Yourselves, "Game of Thrones" Pens are Coming.

Have you ever fantasized about what it would be like to sit on the Iron Throne and command an entire kingdom at your will? Instead of sending an e-...
The Last of Lilac. Our Grand Re-Opening Giveaway

The Last of Lilac. Our Grand Re-Opening Giveaway

*Snip* There it is. We've officially cut the ribbon on the new version of Goldspot.com. Glad you can join us for the party! To celebrate, we're hos...
Step Back in Time with Pelikan's M101N Bright Red

Step Back in Time with Pelikan's M101N Bright Red

Following the success of Pelikan's historically-inspired M101N pen designs, the Bright Red is poised to boldly appear in the collections of Pelikan...
Celebrating Mexican Tradition with Visconti's Charreria

Celebrating Mexican Tradition with Visconti's Charreria

Visconti's latest creation is an ode to the great Mexican tradition of Charreria. History of the Charreria The Charreria is a competitive event d...

Noodler's Ink Proctor's Ledge Review



A Macabre History

Proctor's Ledge, and the illustrated bottle label, is a memorial to the 19 innocent victims of the Salem Witch Trials that were hanged at this particular site.

The ink is as dark as the theme. The center of the line is rich in saturation and appears almost to be a black. The warm, brown undertone comes through where the ink is less saturated.

An Ink with Secrets

As Nathan Tardiff...

Marrying Fountain Pens and Paper with the Cloud

This is a guest post by Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D. You can find him on twitter @assistivetek and his blog assistivetek.blogpsot.com


As much as I enjoy my digital tools there is just something about using pen and paper that still feels just right! For the past couple of months, I have gotten back to using fountain pens in my work flow and have really enjoyed using a variety of fountain pens and ink...

Pen Profile : The Visconti Van Gogh Mini (Pre-2011)

Van Gogh is quoted to have once said,

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.


Creating a masterpiece is no small feat. Neither is being a world renown artist. However, the route to each of those achievements is taken in the same way - one stroke at a time, one step at a time.

It may be little, but every conscious decision toward your big dreams is one step closer to...