Paw Prints — new product

Lyre, lyre, pants on fire

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So, should Rob the black-smith get busy in his smithy and make some? Should Nero's Notes order some to sell to you? 

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Taking the point

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As we've covered elsewhere on this blog, the choice of writing utensil has a direct bearing on the ideal of choice of paper, and with pencils you want a bit of texture on the surface so that the graphite rubs off evenly without too much effort, although not so much texture that it feels like attempting mindfulness on sandpaper.

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Field Notes Group 11

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"Elementary, dear Watson. Elementary." The folk at Field Notes were excited about their Limited Edition, Elemental. Read here - what happened. That FN made such a hand-brake turn so as not to sherlock (see what I did there? Scrib will be proud) a small creator is, frankly, heartwarming. I backed the Kickstarter, and very much enjoy the notebooks, by the way. So - Group 11.* This Field Notes Quarterly limited edition gets its name from the position of the elements copper, silver, and gold in the Periodic Table. “Group Eleven” features three standard Dot-Graph Memo Books. But aside from the size,...

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'Scuse me while I kiss this guy

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Jimi is surely a legend in anyone's books. Telling you about his music seems redundant, because there's plenty about him all over the internet, and indeed on the inside cover of the the notebook itself...

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Page One - Reviewed by a proper writer

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Back in October, we had a review on the Page One by Amanda.She wrote:“I'm a writer. I've written 8 books. By March next year, 5 of them will be published.”Therein’s the problem. It is my considered opinion that Dr Fleet is, at least in part, a machine. She’s one of those fabled, “completer-finishers.” A rare breed, especially in the creative world. When she lays out a timetable to take a book from first draft to publication, she includes times, as well as dates. Then she hits them.Normal people, proper writers, lay out timetables as aspirations, or conversation-starters. “I’ll be done...

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