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Tools of the Trade

17 May

My latest pen ran out if ink this morning. It was a damn good pen, and I’m a little sad at its loss but it just reminds me how much writing I’ve been doing.

I have a slight problem when it comes to buying notebooks. I probably have about a dozen unfilled notebooks and journals in my room and office. I can’t help it. Some of them are so pretty!

With my newer job involving staring at a computer screen for about 8 hours, I’ve definitely been writing longhand more often. It’s not as quick as typing, but I think it’s fairly therapeutic as well.

A pen and notebook are comforting companions to a writer, allowing one’s thoughts to slow down with the speed of longhand writing. My word choices are better thought out and my eyes don’t get as strained as they would from spending more time staring at the computer screen. There’s also just something satisfying about finishing a notebook.

Oh, and that pen? It was fresh out of the package just a month ago. If that doesn’t tell me how much writing I’ve been doing, I don’t know what does!

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6 responses to “Tools of the Trade

  1. LionAroundWriting

    May 17, 2016 at 11:26 am

    A good pen is hard to find, I use sharpie fine tips.
    As for longhand, I totally agree, my writing is more concentrated and better quality usually, the physical nature of it, the tactile feel helps bring out creativity.

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  2. Skye Hegyes

    May 17, 2016 at 10:54 pm

    I switch between Sharpie pens and Pilot G-2 07 pens. Both are smooth-writing pens. I’m sorry for your loss, and it’s one I know all too well.

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  3. Amyclae

    May 20, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    I need something that doesn’t involve a screen or I will go crazy.

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    • Kris P.

      May 20, 2016 at 2:35 pm

      Yes, screens tend to have all sorts of nifty things to distract you from writing!

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      • Amyclae

        May 20, 2016 at 2:37 pm

        I knew I had a problem when I began my third hour of HGTV watching a show that about people remodeling their bathrooms… Then I’d stand up, hear a crack in my back and immediately wonder where the day went. Ah. That’s where it went.

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      • Kris P.

        May 20, 2016 at 2:40 pm

        Haha, I’m sure those remodeled bathrooms were gorgeous, though! 😉

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