JetPens Blog 2014-10-21T13:43:56-04:00 Zend_Feed_Writer JetPens <![CDATA[Pen Pals Interview: "Dog Eat Doug" Webcomic Artist Brian Anderson]]>

An interview series featuring notable people whose lives intersect with the world of pens. Brian Anderson is a comic artist and illustrator who is known for his webcomics "Dog Eat Doug" and "The Conjurers".

Brian's webcomic, Dog Eat Doug.
Can you tell us a little about yourself?

My name is Brian, I moved from Boston to Charlotte two years ago with my wife, son and dog. Now we have two dogs and two cats, and will probably will end up needing an ark in six years at this rate.

2014-10-17T12:04:43-04:00 2014-10-20T11:03:09-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Kyokuto Notebooks, Sarasa Multi Pens, Kraft Paper Sticky Memos, Kurochiku Bags, and More!]]>

New products are in!

This week's new arrivals include some enticing items for the stylish student. Choose from preppy multi pens, sophisticated notebooks, whimsical patterned bags, and more fun picks below!

2014-10-16T10:13:30-04:00 2014-10-16T10:13:30-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest Notebook and Roller Ball Pen Giveaway]]>

A high quality notebook is always a must-have! Whether it's to chronicle your thoughts, to-do lists, dreams, or recipes, writing in a notebook helps take you away from the hustle and bustle of life. That's why we're giving away one of our favorite notebooks along with a roller ball pen in this week's Pinterest giveaway.

2014-10-15T09:25:27-04:00 2014-10-16T09:23:25-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[ Pen Perks: Doane Paper + Rotring Giveaway]]>

You should always have a reliable pocket notebook and trusty writing utensil in your everyday carry! This rugged and practical set of Doane Paper Utility Notebooks pairs perfectly with the robust Rotring 800 Lead Holder Clutch Knock System. To find out how you can win these two covetable items, read on!

2014-10-10T16:09:12-04:00 2014-10-10T16:09:12-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Tomoe River Paper Notebooks and Report Pads, Sophisticated Fountain Pens, and More! ]]>

New products are in!

We're swooning over the beautiful and elegant new arrivals of the week! From the loveliest fountain pens to the smoothest notebooks and note pads, you can add a touch of sophistication to your stationery collection.

2014-10-09T11:39:43-04:00 2014-10-09T11:39:43-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Erasable Markers, File Holders, Journals, Multi Pens, and More in Adorable and Fun Designs!]]>

New products are in!

We're loving the bright and beautiful patterns featured in this week's new arrivals! With new offerings in erasable markers, file holders, journals, multi pens, and more, the fun designs are sure to make you smile.

2014-10-02T10:38:38-04:00 2014-10-02T10:38:38-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pilot Choose Pinterest Giveaway]]>

We're giving away a set of colorful Choose pens in this week's Pinterest giveaway! To find out how to enter, read on.

2014-10-01T16:03:22-04:00 2014-10-01T16:03:22-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pilot Frixion Erasable Pens: A Comprehensive Guide]]>

Pilot's FriXion erasable ink belongs in the mythical world of unicorns and fairies. Even though we know the science behind this incredible technology, watching the ink disappear right before our eyes is always a magical moment. With a huge range of products spanning gel ink pens, color pencils, markers, highlighters and more, it's only fitting that we break down this line of fascinating products.

2014-09-26T15:12:13-04:00 2014-09-26T15:12:13-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[New Products: Colorful Markers, Innovative Pencil Sharpeners, Fun Zipper Tapes, Stylish Mechanical Pencils, and More!]]>

New products are in!

This week's batch of new arrivals is exploding with color! From markers to pencil sharpeners to zipper tapes to mechanical pencils, you can collect them all or pick one that fits your style.

2014-09-25T10:02:17-04:00 2014-09-25T10:02:17-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest Fountain Pen Love Giveaway]]>

As you well know, we love fountain pens! We're giving away one of our favorite A. G. Spalding fountain pens and a Clairefontaine notepad to go with it in this Pinterest giveaway. Find out how to enter after the jump.

2014-09-18T11:59:31-04:00 2014-09-18T11:59:31-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[New Products: Wood Tape, Letterpressed Notebooks and Cards, Fountain Pens, and Leather Pen Cases!]]>

New products are in!

We're smitten with all the lovely products in this week's collection of new arrivals. Featuring wood tape, letterpressed notebooks and cards, fountain pens, and leather cases, these products are an ode to classic craftsmanship and innovative artistry.

2014-09-18T09:54:16-04:00 2014-09-18T09:54:16-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Guide to Choosing a Felt Tip Marker Pen]]>

The felt tip marker is the Renaissance man of pens. Its uses aren't limited to grade school art projects--this sophisticated but affordable pen is used by writers and artists alike. With a huge spectrum of dynamic colors to choose from, it's no wonder that people turn to porous point markers for scrapbooking, lettering, and other everyday writing. It can even improve your penmanship from the way its ink dispenses in one clean swipe to the way its tip hugs the paper and gives you more control. To see our favorite felt tip marker pens for writing, read on!

2014-09-17T15:18:04-04:00 2014-09-17T15:18:04-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Nomadic + Notebooks Giveaway]]>

A sturdy backpack is a student's best friend: it's reliable, practical, and always has your back. The Japanese-designed Nomadic Wise-Walker backpack is the ultimate carry accessory for any student, commuter, or traveler -- it is lightweight yet incredibly durable, making it one of our best-sellers. We've already included two notebooks in this prize, so be sure to fill the other pockets and compartments with your must-have school gear!

2014-09-12T14:58:37-04:00 2014-10-16T08:53:18-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Field Notes, Fountain Pens, Gel Pens, Brush Pens, Pen Cases, and More!]]>

New products are in!

This week is all about casual, sophisticated design. With highly anticipated products like the Arts and Sciences Field Notes, Kaweco AL Sport Stonewashed Fountain Pens, and more, you're sure to find new favorites in this batch of new arrivals!

2014-09-11T11:20:18-04:00 2014-09-11T11:20:18-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest Summer's Last Hurrah Giveaway]]>

We're not ready to let go of our summer brights just yet! These vibrant and colorful gel pens are up for grabs in our Summer's Last Hurrah Pinterest giveaway. Read on to find out how to enter.

2014-09-04T17:23:07-04:00 2014-09-04T17:23:45-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Back to School Giveaway #3]]>

As August comes to an end, we're hoping to send one more lucky student back to school with a whole new set of JetPens goodies! Try your luck at winning a stylish Kokuyo Campus Slide Binder, an orange Nomadic PE-06 case, a pencil compass for math classes, and a pack of Zebra Sarasa pens for everyday use. Pack it up all up in your backpack, and you'll head back to school with a smile on your face!

2014-08-29T11:41:02-04:00 2014-09-11T14:51:13-04:00 Elaine
<![CDATA[New Products: Fountain Pens, Memo Pads, Pocket Cases, Gel Pens, Ink Cartridges, Mechanical Pencils, and More!]]>

New products are in!

There's a little bit of everything in this week's new arrivals. Peruse through new pens, memo pads, pocket cases, ink cartridges, pencils, and more! See what products we can't get enough of after the jump.

2014-08-27T11:07:45-04:00 2014-08-27T11:07:45-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Note-Taking Strategies for Students]]>

As much as we don't want to let go of summer, we have to admit that our heartbeats quicken at the thought of shiny new school supplies. For students heading off to college, this is the perfect time to reevaluate your study habits and adopt some tried-and-true tools. To help you prepare, we've rounded up some of our favorite note-taking strategies that will help you power through the semester.

2014-08-26T16:33:28-04:00 2014-10-08T10:24:13-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Pinterest Back to School Giveaway]]>

As summer winds down and students gear up for school, we're giving away a Back to School package for one lucky person on Pinterest! The winner will get a set of 5 Kokuyo Campus notebooks, 10 Pilot FriXion retractable gel ink pens, and 1 Kokuyo Beetle Tip 3way highlighter. Read on to find out how to enter.

2014-08-20T16:04:33-04:00 2014-08-20T16:04:33-04:00 Miriam
<![CDATA[Pen Perks: Back to School Giveaway #2]]>

This week, we're bringing you another chance to win an awesome Back to School bundle! One lucky winner will be a star student with this colorful prize set, which includes a pack of Uni Propus erasable highlighters, a lovely blue Nomadic PE-08 pencil case, a blue Uni Alpha gel mechanical pencil, and blue Kokuyo Campus notebook to match. With a set like this, you'll always be prepared for class!

2014-08-15T14:45:04-04:00 2014-08-25T11:22:51-04:00 Elaine