Best Gifts for Pen Collectors in 2021

Finding the best gifts for pen collectors can be a challenge, particularly since most people don’t want to take the risk and expense of buying a pen. Fortunately, there are a lot of gifts for pen enthusiasts they are sure to enjoy, you just have to think about it for a minute. You don’t even … Read more

What is a Fountain Pen and Why Should You Use One?

Many of you are too young to know the answer to the question, what is a fountain pen, but that’s alright, it is never too late to learn about these fascinating writing instruments! The short answer is that a fountain pen is a writing instrument that has a reservoir of ink stored internally and uses … Read more

Pelikan Souveran M800 Fountain Pen Review

The Pelikan Souveran M800 fountain pen is one of my favorite fountain pens. It is in my mind best described by what it is not; flashy, heavy, metallic, cold, and unreliable. If you are looking for something to whip out in a meeting and have everyone start drooling over some exquisite piece of jewelry, move … Read more

Best Cheap Fountain Pens You Can Get in 2021

Today I want to talk about the best cheap fountain pens you can buy because too many people seem to think that fountain pens are all these expensive collector’s items that no one actually uses. This list is also perfectly good as the best fountain pen for beginners list. While there certainly are pens that … Read more

How To Clean a Fountain Pen When It Becomes Clogged

Eventually, when you collect pens that you use you will need to know how to clean a fountain pen or two because you need to change ink colors, let the ink dry inside so much it will not write correctly, or you purchase a pen with dried ink inside. Pen cleaning isn’t hard and only … Read more

Best Fountain Pen Collecting Books for 2021

When I started collecting pens I went looking for the best fountain pen book I could find. I purchased a lot of books on fountain pens, pencils, and related materials, more than I want to admit. The good part of that is that I have probably owned and/or read just about all of the popular … Read more

Best Pen Cases To Carry Your Pens in 2021

Looking for the best pen cases to carry your pens in usually starts because you have some nice pens and you are tired of the cheap cases that do little to protect your pens, look just as cheap as they were, and start to fall apart fairly quickly. You have decided it is time to … Read more