I’m a completionist who loves the rainbow, so I couldn’t branch out in ink brands until after I completed the rainbow in one brand. Here are the six Diamine inks I chose: Poppy Red, Orange, Sunshine Yellow, Apple Glory, Aqua Blue, and Lavender.
If you’re looking to get started, my first recommendation is to go into your local pen store, Vanness. They are super nice and friendly. We also have a local art supply store, Art Outfitters. After that, check out Jetpens and Goulet Pens.
May I recommend the Jinhao 450 as a great first pen!
Here you can watch a short video from Vocativ about new water and sound technologies. Could we someday levitate people, who are made up mostly of water? Or use sound as a force of destruction just by increasing the frequency?
Do you want to be a published writer some day? Did you know that the best thing you can do is support your local writing community? Buy local art, attend local music shows, read local writers! When it’s specific to the writerly stuff, this concept is called Literary Citizenship, and it’s something Dr. Stephanie Vanderslice talks a lot about, because it’s really important! We all want that opportunity that’s going to help us get where we’re going. Along the path, help as many peers as you can!
We hear a lot about the differences between left-brainers and right-brainers, extroverts and introverts. But here’s a new one, and I think it’s really interesting, and potentially really helpful! Kudos to Leela Sinha for being a really rad human and talking about such a cool concept on her website.
Flowers make me happy. I don’t know if it’s the bright colors or the sweet smells or having something with life energy nearby. Maybe it’s because my hippie momma named me after a flower. But I really like them. And it’s okay to treat yourself or as your partners for treats that make you smile.