Of the pen people mentioned as special to our readers, the list included:
- Brad (and Myke) of the Pen Addict
- Kelli at Mountain of Ink
- Joe at Gentleman Stationer
- Joshua at Pelikan’s Perch
- Gena at Custom Nib Studio
- Tom Otto of Ink Journal
- Nick Stewart of Fountain Pen Inks and Bleach
- Newsha on Ferociousnprettypens
- Figboot on Pens
- Brain Goulet and the whole team at Goulet Pens
- SBRE Brown
- Azizah at Gourmet Pens
- Mike and Audrey at Inkdependence
- Lauren Elliott (Flygirlelliott)
- Lindsey Bugbee of the Postman’s Knock
- Yoseka Stationery
- Lisa at Vanness Pen Shop
- Lots of other local and brick-and-mortar pen and stationery shops
- Matt at the Pen Habit
- Alessa at Inky.Rocks and Tokyo Inklings
- Friends who are gone now like Jim Rouse, Susan Wirth and Mishelleraine
- Friends, family and co-workers
- and even The Well-Appointed Desk and all the folks here that keep it going (even a shoutout for the furballs!)
- and many, many more!
If you have time, please go through the comments and read through the kind words, lovely stories and discover new-to-you penfluencers!
And now… drum roll, please, for our winner:
What a sweet story and Aimee can brag to Shelley that she acquired new stationery gear without spending a cent! Maybe she’ll buy Shelly some ink as a consolation?
Thanks again to everyone who entered. More giveaways soon!