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Sailor 1911 Fountain Pen Buyer's Guide

Konnichiwa pen pals, We're excited to talk about the latest Sailor 1911 North American exclusive - Anchor Gray. Sailor is following up the baby blu...

Sailor's Original Jentle Inks Revived!

I jumped for jubilant joy when I saw this e-mail appear in my inbox this morning from Itoya, Sailor's US distributor. Although I'm still working of...

Sailor 1911S Highlighter Fountain Pen & Ink Set

Wowzas. This bright combo from Sailor sure is hard to miss! This 1911S is fitted with a 14kt gold Music nib so you can use it like a broad-tipped h...

Winners to our Letters to Santa Giveaway + Holiday Hours

As you can imagine, Santa had quite a few letters to read. He was quite taken by the number of handwritten letters that came in this year. It was a...

Writing with a Sailor Zoom Nib

Sailor Pen of Japan hand-crafts a wide array of specialty fountain pen nibs. Only a small set, including standard writing points like fine, medium ...

What Should be the Pen & Ink of the Year 2015?

Hey Pen Lovers,Need your help in putting together a nominations list for Pen of the Year 2015.Every year, we (Goldspot Pens) run a "reader's choice...

Sailor Pro Gear (Sapporo) Starburst Galaxy Fountain Pen Review

An out of this world fountain pen paired with an ink that is as equally brilliant. Prepare to be starstruck by the glittering brilliance of the ele...

The Story on Sailor Storia Pigmented Inks (Review)

Sailor (Japan) is known by many as the manufacturer of high quality, gold nib fountain pens, hand-tuned and inspected by masters of their craft. It...

Sailor 1911S & 1911L - A Comparison

For two pens that essentially look identical, there's a lot to say in regards to Sailor's most popular line of fountain pens. Made in Japan, the 19...

New Sailor Pens on the Horizon - Pro Gear Galaxy & Sai-bi Togi

Avast!Sailor Pro Gear Slim Sai-bi TogiNew pens from the Land of the Rising Sun includes one that contains an entire galaxy of stars. Also, if you t...

April 2013 Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper

Welcome and step right up.  We're proud to host the April 2013 edition of the Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper. These are posts freshly picked fro...

Alternatives to buying a Mont Blanc

If the snowflake matters most, then there's no replacing the need to buy a Mont Blanc.However, if writing quality, style and value matter more, the...