My usual taste in movies is usually a film that causes the viewer to think. One that has artistic direction, great dialogue and character development. Those obscure movies that are nominated to Best Picture every year? Yeah, I normally like those. Normally, a film that is filled with pointless action is not my cup of … Continue reading All Black Everything – My Favorite All Black Pencils
It is that time of year again. Kids dread it, parents get more excited about it than Christmas. It is the end of summer break, and the beginning of a new school year. It may just be my inner nerd, but I am really excited to begin another school year. There are many people within … Continue reading The Best Pencils for Back to School
At the end of last semester, I took a short break from the blog. After a few weeks of that, I came back and completed...one post, disappointing, I know. So, it turns out I took an unintentional summer break from the blog. However, you can now rest assured that the same great content you came … Continue reading We’re back…. again!
There is a lot of required reading for my classes. On top of that, I also keep a pretty long reading lists of books I want to read for fun. How to Sharpen Pencils by David Rees, was not on either of those lists. I had heard about this book through a few other pencil blogs, … Continue reading How to Sharpen Pencils by David Rees – Book Review
I'm back! There was a much needed break that needed to be taken from writing, but here I am again, offering the hard-hitting writing you have longed for in the world of pencils. Wood Cased Pencils vs Mechanical Pencils. Some people have very strong opinions about which kind of pencil they use. Others don't care … Continue reading Why I Prefer a Wood Cased Pencil Over a Mechanical Pencil
With the semester coming to a close very soon for me, my time to write about pencils is very short. So, for this week, I wanted to share some of my favorite pencil videos I have found. Enjoy! Why Use Pencils? A great feature of Caroline Weaver of CW Pencil Enterprise, and some history … Continue reading Pencil Video Round-Up
This is the next in a series of posts called "Pencils in Community", where I share the stories of other people in the pencil world alongside me. Today's guest is Sam Drake, who I met through the Erasable Podcast Facebook group. Background My name is Sam Drake, I'm an Engineering student and recovering techoholic. What … Continue reading Pencils in Community – Sam Drake
I am habitually forgetful. There have been multiple examples of this in the last week - I am asked to do something, I forget within 20 minutes; I have an assignment for school due, I forget to do it until the night before. Organization is not a natural ability of mine. I also have not … Continue reading The First and Last Organizational Tool I Own
This is the next in a series of posts called "Pencils in Community", where I share the stories of other people in the pencil world alongside me. Today's guest is Cher W., who I met through the Erasable Podcast Facebook group. Background My name is Cher. I work as a Game Developer. I have a … Continue reading Pencils in Community – Cher W.
Header photo from Unsplash featuring CW Pencil Enterprise. "Why don't you just use a pen?" - Classmate, Spring 2017 English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote "The pen is mightier than the sword" in his 1839 play Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy. While I agree with the thought behind this line, that the written word is more powerful than military … Continue reading Why I Prefer Pencil over Pen