I’ve always been particular about the pens I choose to write with; the combination of ink and paper, the feel of the flow of pen strokes against a notebook… I find that the perfect pen does wonders for my creativity, encouraging me to pour thoughts out, and transforms the act of writing into a peaceful retreat from the noise of everyday life. It can be a challenge to find a pen that writes well, lasts for a long time, and doesn’t smudge. Having the proper tools to handwrite your thoughts, whether it’s in the form of a letter to a loved one or a new idea, will always enable you to create and keep drawing you back to put more work in. If you’ve always wanted to discover your favorite pen but don’t know where to start, here are nine that will always encourage you to spend more time writing.
One of my personal favorites, I always keep some of these rollerball pens around to jot down my thoughts or sit down to journal.
The beautiful writing style of a fountain pen combined with bright ink that doesn’t smudge makes this the perfect choice to inject a little creativity into your writing routine.
This smooth and minimalistic assortment of pens in various metallic colors will make you want to keep track of them and encourage you to use them as often as possible.
If you love the look and feel of an old-fashioned fountain pen but find yourself losing track of your office supplies, these inexpensive pens might be the perfect solution.
These Uniball classics have a great weight to them, making for one of the smoothest and most consistent pen strokes you could find.
If your mind works better when you’re able to color code, or you just like to make your notes more fun to look at, this pack of pens in different smudge-free inks will brighten up your desk and your work.
If you’ve got an affinity for fine-point pens, these Precise V7s will make for some of the cleanest lines on any paper.
This Matte Black Forest pen is so beautiful, it’ll transform any time you choose to write with it.
This assortment of colored stick pens is a great staple for anyone who prefers to work in color.