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Guide to Faber Castell Writing Instruments

This week, we're exploring the German-made Faber-Castell brand of fine writing instruments, including some of their most enjoyed designs in the Amb...

Weekly Dip - Parker IM and Urban Premium Metallic Brown Fountain Pens

Professionalism in art has this difficulty: To be professional is to be dependable, to be dependable is to be predictable, and predictability is ...

Preview : Parker Duofold "The Craft of Traveling" Limited Edition Fountain Pen

Arriving during the 1st quarter of 2018, Parker is celebrating its 130th anniversary with a Duofold Limited Edition fountain pen. Only 1,300 pieces...

Top 5 Pens and Inks of 2017 so far

The Summer is usually the time of year when there's a lull in the world of pens. Most manufacturers are gearing up for back-to-school & 4th qu...

Summer 2017 Mystery Dip

We're celebrating the spirit of summer with our seasonal Mystery Dip box, which includes a treasure trove of fine writing goods. This set of surpri...

The Writer's Showcase - New Colors for Spring

This week we're making a splash with new, color-shifting inks from Platinum (Japan) and previewing a completely new collection of Aurora pens that ...

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...

It's Not Easy Being Green - the New Lamy AL-Star Charged Green

Lamy introduces the "Charged Green" AL-Star for 2016!!!Another green? Do we need another green in what seems like a never-ending procession of gree...

Monkeys, Skyscrapers and Pens, Oh my!

Cross is going all King Kong on us.Not counting the Star Wars collection, two of AT Cross' flagship limited editions that are slated for 2015/16 in...

Pelikan Stola III Collection Preview

Coming soon from Germany, the Pelikan Stola III is a new line of professional writing instruments that rivals the Lamy AL-Star and Pilot Metropolit...

New 2015 Pilot Metropolitan Retro, VP Limited Edition Twilight, Iroshizuku Mini Bottles

I have my credit card out and ready for Pilot to take more of my fountain pen monies.This Fall, we're anticipating this year's 2015 Vanishing Point...

New Pelikan Fall Preview 2015 - m205 Amethyst, m800, 600

The Fall will be plentiful with new Pelikan items flying in from Germany.2015 has been a banner year for Pelikan with the popular releases of the M...