I am a big fan of the Pilot Hi-Tec C pens but I also quite like the Pentel Slicci (pronounced like “peachy” according to the Pentel of America twitter), which is its closest rival. The pen barrel of the Sliccis is much slimmer (and completely smooth) compared to the Hi-Tec C’s which have the dimension…

All hail the Sherpa! The Sherpa is a brilliant little invention to classy-up your Sharpie or other disposable pen or marker. They are well-weighted metal casings that fit over an existing pen. I bought a Sharpie Sherpa for my husband and he loves it. It helps him keep track of his oft-used Sharpie because he…

The Pen Addict is a great source for real world reviews of writing instruments. I’ve been enjoying his handwritten samples of various tools for several years. His Top 5 list for June seemed like a good introduction. Most of the pens he samples are relatively inexpensive ($2-$5 on average) and the vast majority come from…