JetPens Blog

January 20, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Guides

For those who suffer from tired, fatigued hands, the Dr. Grip is just what the doctor ordered. These high quality mechanical pencils have an innovative grip design that provides the ideal softness, and its weight balance is optimized for an ergonomic writing experience. To find out more about the different models of the award-winning Dr. Grip mechanical pencils, read on.

An interview series featuring notable people whose lives intersect with the world of pens. Audra is one of the artists behind the adorable webcomic "nemu*nemu", which follows the adventures of two stuffed toy puppies!

The nemu*nemu Official Website
Please tell us a little about yourself.

I'm from sunny Honolulu, Hawaii -- born and raised! I've spent a year or two in Japan and California for work and school, but returned home in 2004 and have been working on my art since. I currently live with my husband (and nemu*nemu co-creator) Scott.

How did you become an illustrator?

I've always enjoyed drawing -- it was the one thing I always returned to. I took lots of classes in school and college for the basics, but majority of what I do has been self-taught. I find I'm still learning as I go.

New products are in!

From fun to functional, we have all the essentials for your everyday carry. This week's new arrivals includes the popular Teffa Bag in Bags, high-quality Sakura Foam erasers, colorful writing boards, innovative pencil sharpeners, cute stickers, felt tip pens, and more!

January 13, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Guides

A good pencil sharpener is key to keeping your wooden pencil in tiptop condition. Not only does it shave the wood away to reveal the lead underneath, it gives you the perfect sharp point to bring your thoughts to paper. Whether you prefer a small portable sharpener or an old-school hand crank, here are some recommendations.

January 9, 2015 - Posted by Miriam to Pen Perks

A new year means new supplies! We're here to help with a pack of 5 notebooks, colorful sign pens, and a bag-in-bag to keep everything organized. One lucky winner will receive all these items, so read on to find out how to enter.