The Midori Traveler’s Notebook and System: An Introduction

This is a look at the Official Midori Traveler’s Notebook and some accessories. It’s part review and part overview. The system is similar to the Hobonichi Techo in that the blank slate you start with is meant to evolve into something more. It has a full fledged online community and a world-wide following. Just looking […]

Fountain Pen Review: Lamy Studio – Imperial Blue EF

This is the Lamy Studio Fountain pen in Imperial Blue. It is a nice pen. It’s not a gold nibbed vintage masterpiece but it’s a retro modern stylish pen with a ton going for it. And, if you spend a bit more there actually are a handful of options that will get you a Studio […]

Next Week is INK WEEK! Reviews, Articles, a Podcast and Everything

I know this is super short notice but I’ve decided next week will be “Ink Week” here at Pen Paper Ink Letter! It will be the last week in August and just before things get even more out of hand down here in the South this fall. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll be part of […]

Support PPIL and grab our first ever T-Shirt!

We’ve thought about a t-shirt for a while now. We’ve made some handouts and given them out at pen shows and sent some in letters but this is the first time you’ve been able to get the PPIL logo on anything directly! We love the look on these premium t-shirts and we hope you do […]

How Long Can You Balance A Pencil on Your Finger?

I saw this video yesterday and was convinced I could balance a pencil for longer but apparently it really is that difficult. In the comments on you tube people are giving the guy a hard time on his science but that’s irrelevant to the task at hand. How long can you go? I’d say try it […]

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A New LEGO Pen and Paper Storage Setup?

I was at a local retailer today and they had some pencils, a pencil case, notebooks and folders promoting the Lego movie. With those items in my head I walked a bit further to find some Lego storage containers. My first thought was these would be awesome for Pen and Paper storage. What do you think? […]

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The Midori Traveler’s Notebook and System: An Introduction

This is a look at the Official Midori Traveler’s Notebook and some accessories. It’s part review and part overview. The system is similar to the Hobonichi Techo in that the blank slate you start with is meant to evolve into something more. It has a full fledged online community and a world-wide following. Just looking […]

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Fountain Pen Review: Lamy Studio – Imperial Blue EF

This is the Lamy Studio Fountain pen in Imperial Blue. It is a nice pen. It’s not a gold nibbed vintage masterpiece but it’s a retro modern stylish pen with a ton going for it. And, if you spend a bit more there actually are a handful of options that will get you a Studio […]

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Next Week is INK WEEK! Reviews, Articles, a Podcast and Everything

I know this is super short notice but I’ve decided next week will be “Ink Week” here at Pen Paper Ink Letter! It will be the last week in August and just before things get even more out of hand down here in the South this fall. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll be part of […]

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Fountain Pen ink Review: Diamine Poppy Red

Need a bright red that can be flashy? Diamine Poppy Red fountain pen ink is one of those reds. It’s not as flush and flat as Sheaffer Skrip Red which I like a lot but it’s a bright red with a hint of depth. Great choice in a really affordable brand. -Heath @WeThePPIL

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Fountain Pen Ink Review: Pelikan Violet

Pelikan Violet fountain pen ink is a nice bright and bold purple color. It’s not subtle and it’s not leaning towards any other part of the color wheel. If you’re looking for a strong purple fountain pen ink this might just be the one for you. It’s a well flowing ink that’s one of the […]

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WINKS #20 – Weekly Pen, Paper & Ink Links #PPILWINKS

And here they are, all the internet’s links for you to peruse at your leisure. Franklin-Christoph redesigns the C20 pen case, C40 coming soon! -fpg Pilot Lucina Fountain Pen Review -tpa Ink Review: Sailor Yama-Dori -tgs Ink Notes: Graf von Faber-Castell Cobalt Blue -fpq Karas Kustoms Render K Pilot G2 Pen Review -tuw Review of KUM Special Diameter Sharpener. -pr Review: […]

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Bronze Lizard Fine Nib Pilot Metropolitan Fountain Pen Review

Another long title but alas, it is what it is, and that’s a Bronze Lizard, Fine Nib, Pilot Metropolitan Fountain Pen. This is my third Pilot Metropolitan fountain pen. It’s my second in the Animal collection and my first with the new fine nib. The Metropolitan is on several of my Top 5 Lists, won […]

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