Paw Prints — B5

Moved by a static anthology

Posted by Scribble Monboddo on

What on earth does Stalogy mean? The mind fairly boggles. For a historian it's so close to 'stalag' that a Great Escape is probably on the cards if we don't move on pretty sharpish and talk about the notebook itself, so let's do just that. Japan's paper mills are apparently immune to error - or at least their quality control is superb. The duds, if there are any, just don't make it over here, do they? This is a classic example of a simple concept, executed perfectly. It's just an exercise book - but it's a faultless exercise book. For...

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Stalogy 016 notebooks

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

At last! Stu has finally taken heed of one of my pleas!

A gazillion years ago, when I was wittering about my writing notebooks (you can see the post here) I bemoaned the fact that Nero didn't sell B5 notebooks. Well, only 2 years later, Nero does! And what a notebook they are too!

Enter the magnificent Stalogy 016 notebooks, available in green, blue, yellow, grey, red, or black covers.

These Stalogy 016 are one of my top notebooks. In fact, probably my favourite B5 notebook of all time. I accept they're a tad large for a pocket notebook, or even for a general carry-around notebook (oh, just buy a bigger bag!), but as a project book or on the desk, they are superb.

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Needing a splash of colour?

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

It is getting lighter in the evenings. With an eye of faith, I can see it. But about this time of year, I need a real splash of colour with my notebooks. Whereas black, or grey, or navy are just fine and dandy most of the rest of the year, when it's cold and snowy and predominantly dark, I need some zing and some zest.

So, with no further ado, let me share some of the brightest and cheeriest of notebooks on offer at Nero's.

Let's start small and work our way up...

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My writing notebooks (part 2)

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

Last time, I talked about the notebooks I use to capture ideas. Today, I'm going to talk about what kind of books I use once an idea has enough oomph that I think it will be a book.

This noodling around could be thinking more about the setting, or plot or the characters. Usually, it's a bit of all three, though plot and characters often seem to come together.

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