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The Bulletproof Father's Day Pen Gift Guide 2017

The Bulletproof Father's Day Pen Gift Guide 2017

Dads can sometimes be notoriously difficult to shop for. If yours is anything like mine, he doesn't have much of a wishlist. Whenever he wants some...
What to get the Grad - 2017 Pen Gift Guide

What to get the Grad - 2017 Pen Gift Guide

A graduation gift marks the achievement of learning. It gets us ready for the next step while acting as a sentimental memento to honor how far we'v...

How to Manage Your Fountain Pen Collection #PenGeekProblems


Well, that escalated quickly.

First, it all started with a Platinum Preppy, an innocent Pilot Metropolitan and Varsity. You wanted to give fountain pens a shot because typing out e-mails and putting ideas into a Google Doc lacked any sense of organic feeling. Next, a TWSBI, Lamy Safari and Kaweco Sport piques your interest in more quality pens that everyone always talks about. Then, the slippery...

How Do You Collect Pens?


If you're reading this, you're most likely a pen collector. Some of you may deny this, but I would argue that even if you have a few pens that you use on a regular basis, you are on the shallow end of the term. Unless you're using disposable bank pens and tossing them regularly, you collect.

With our years of experience in talking with fine-writing aficionados, enthusiasts and hobbyists, we've...

Pen Spotlight - Summer, Evaluating your Pen Collection and your Snooping Significant Other

We've officially hit summer, folks! Time for trips to large bodies of water, squeezing into a car, train or plane to get there and enjoying the extended amount of daylight we get from Earth's current revolution around the blessed Sun. To really "soak it in" and record our fondest memories of the summer season, we grab our cameras and our notebooks to capture the fleeting joy and peace that can be...