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Why and How to Journal

Benefits, How-To and Prompts We often blog about journaling or touch upon some aspect of it in our blogs. Despite it being a well-known tool and ea...

7 Interesting Fountain Pen Questions Answered

Is the fountain pen mightier than the sword and other fountain pen questions you need answered.

Shop Local at Paper Papier

Shop Local at Paper Papier Many of you (our wonderful customers) come to visit us in the ByWard Market in Ottawa. Here you can shop for unique and...

How to Choose Your Fountain Pen

How to Choose Your Fountain Pen     One of the most common questions we are asked is how to choose a fountain pen - specifically how to choose a fo...

Fascinating Famous Letters

Fascinating Famous Letters Early in September, we wrote a blog on writing letters “Do You Write Letters?” Today we thought we’d follow up with som...

So...You Want to Be a Writer? 7 Tips to Help You On Your Way

7 Tips to Help You Become a Writer Many of our customers are writers already. Some perhaps write as part of their careers, others as a hobby. In fa...

Discover Some Unique Products!

We are known for pens, journals, ink and gift cards. However, we carry so many unique and beautiful items...a few of which we feature here!

Want to Improve Your Memory?

Want to Improve Your Memory? If you want to remember something, write it down. Using your hand to write on paper rather than on your phone or anoth...

Do You Write Letters?

Do You Write Letters? Can you say you’ve received or sent a hand-written letter in the last 5 years? 10 years? 20? I am sure many of you haven’t ev...

Have You Tried G Lalo de Vergé Paper?

One of our most popular papers is G. Lalo  Vergé de France. A lot of our website visitors end up on our website when they look for an excellent wri...

Do You Keep a Diary or Journal?

Did you keep a secret diary when you were a child? Remember those ones with the lock and key? While journaling and keeping diaries have grown up al...

What's Your Handwriting Style?

This week we are looking at different styles of handwriting and for a little fun, we've included a video about graphology and what different styles...