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Time to Put Your Boat Shoes On!

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One of the things that Monteverde does right is stand out from the crowd. No matter what, you are going to notice a Monteverde pen, whether it’s on a display shelf or in someone’s hand. Taking a cue from the colorful flags flown at boat races, the Regatta Sport line mixes carbon fiber sections with either bright red or yellow, or a full carbon fiber design. Not content with just these color choices, the Rose Gold Limited Edition was released. Limited to just 999 pieces in Fountain, Rollerball or Ballpoint, these are some eye-catching pens. Their limited edition number is...

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Montblanc’s Andy Warhol Special Edition

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Montblanc’s Andy Warhol Special Edition The latest piece in Montblanc’s Great Characters series, the Andy Warhol special edition pays tribute to one of the principal figures of the pop art movement. While originally trained as a commercial artist, Warhol eagerly embraced both the silkscreen process and the newfound commercialism of the 1950s and 1960s. Blurring the lines between fine art and commercial art, Warhol defied contemporary critics with his loud, sometimes garish interpretations of iconic American symbols that dared viewers to challenge their own perceptions of the nature of art, and what art can be.The Montblanc Andy Warhol special edition...

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Writer Quotes on Ink

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“Pale ink is better than the most retentive memory.” - Harvey Mackay“Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.” - Mark Twain“The pen is very quick in getting stuff from your brain to the page.” - Graham Swift“I am probably exaggerating a little, but I owe my equilibrium to ink and paper.” - Julien Green“Writing ink is the magic that allows nothing to become something. It catches the fleeting idea and seeks out the glances of those who wish to see. Even a random ink splat will mean something to someone.” -Fennel Hudson

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Writer Quotes

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“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson“I never did calligraphy... But handwriting is an entirely different kind of thing. It's part of the syndrome of modernism... It's part of that asceticism.” - Paul Rand“I was filling entire school notebooks with stories by Grade 3. Of course, they were double-spaced, and the handwriting was huge.’ - Linwood Barclay“You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription, but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.” - Earl Wilson

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Writer Corner

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William Faulkner had some specific ideas about becoming a writer. You become a writer simply by reading and writing.“Read, read, read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you’ll find out. If it is not, throw it out the window!”“Don’t be a writer, be writing.”“You don’t need writing classes or seminars any more than you need this or any other book on writing.” Faulkner learned his trade while working in the...

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