Tag Archives: ink

September 2018 Update

It’s been a busy year! I’ve switched full time jobs, resumed my graduate studies at OSU, and renewed my goals for creativity. There is also good news coming for The Magnolia Review, which I can’t share yet. I’ve started a Dream Book, my term for a book that collects my lists and dreams in one …

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Fountain Pens

I’ve been playing with fountain pens for years, but this is the first bottle of ink I’ve finished. Goodbye, Waterman Purple. Until I buy another purple ink for that pen…

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New Pens, New Ink

I had a great field trip to Detroit. I went to my usual places, PenzDetroiT and Paradise Pen. New Pens include: Pelikan Junior, Pelikan Twist, and Pilot Metropolitan. New inks include: Diamine Hope Pink, Waterman Red, Noodler’s Dragon’s Napalm, and Noodler’s Gray. At Hobby Lobby I picked up some Faber-Castell artist pens. And I ordered …

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Art Journal

I started my art journal based on “No Excuses Art Journaling: Making Time for Creativity” by Gina Rossi Armfield. And I organized my fountain pens and inks, so I can use those in my journal too.

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Almost Time for NaNo

This year I’m using a sketchbook for my NaNo novel, and I’ll be using a fountain pen. Every week I’ll track how much ink I’ve used. I’m starting a new bottle of Waterman‘s South Sea Blue with the fountain pen I bought from Pens and More.

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The Search for Ink and Stories

Earlier this week I finished my first short story for December. So now I’m in the lead. 1-0. The short story I finished was based on “The Young Man with the Carnation” by Isak Dinesen in “The Winter’s Tales.” Check it out if you haven’t read the collection already. Last night I made a list …

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