The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide: Writer Edition

GiftGuideWriterEditionAlas, it is that time of year once more. The season of giving, or otherwise known as my favorite time of year. However, while I rejoice in the presence of family and butcher various Christmas carols, I’m confronted with a unique dilemma. What about gift giving? I have a few writers in my extended family, and seeking out gifts for them is tough. I know you guys must experience the same problem. Maybe you need a little help with extending your Christmas wish list. If either of these problems plague you, never fear, for I have scoured the depths of the interwebs for your convenience. See, I’ve always got your back.

Oh, and if you just want to drool over some awesome writer stuff, I understand. You may proceed as well.

Now, on to the gifts.

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Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook J

Curious about Esterbrooks? Interested in collecting vintage fountain pens? The Esterbrook J is an excellent first vintage pen, find out why on Writing Abby. Fountain Pen Review: Esterbrook J // Writing AbbyINTRODUCTION:

The Esterbrook J is an entry-level vintage fountain pen, and is widely under-appreciated. It’s not hard to understand why. Like most vintage pens, it’s almost unassuming. Plain, yet beautiful. Simple, yet powerful.

Although, I know I shouldn’t complain, that’s the reason most Esterbrooks sell at such a cheap price point.

The Esterbrook J was manufactured in a nice array of colors: red, grey, blue, green, black, and orange. The Esterbrook line of pens are famous for their varied selection of screw-in nibs. On my Esterbrook J, I have a 2556 nib inserted, which is described as a “firm fine”.

The Esterbrook J, the double jeweled version, is a delight — and I’m excited to share it with you.

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