Top 5 Starter Fountain Pens for 2021

Looking to get started with your first pen? Or want to pen-able someone with a writing instrument that will serve them well for years to come? Here are five pens that in my experience make excellent departure points for the neophyte fountain pen enthusiast. Diplomat MagnumThis pen is all about the nib. Rarely has a… Continue reading Top 5 Starter Fountain Pens for 2021

Franklin-Christoph Model 20 Marietta

Are we too quick to blame our tools for things that aren't their fault? Does an inability to perceive our own flaws influence how we form an impression of something? Can we push back and adapt to these issues to grow long-term? I promise you this is still a pen review. But I need to… Continue reading Franklin-Christoph Model 20 Marietta

Always Inked — The Schon Pocket Six

If you come to me one day and ask, "Luke, what is the most useful pen I could buy" I'm going to put a Schon DSGN Pocket Six in your hand. You didn't ask for the fanciest. You didn't ask for the prettiest (although Ian Schon's pens are gorgeous). You didn't ask for the most… Continue reading Always Inked — The Schon Pocket Six