5 alternative uses for pencils

5 alternative uses for pencils

Here at The Pen Company we love pencils, as do many of our customers. However, did you know that a standard, cheap pencil can come in useful for many tasks other than just drawing or writing? Here are five handy tips for solving everyday issues with the humble pencil. Loosen…
5 tips to keep writers writing

5 tips to keep writers writing

To a writer, writing daily or regularly is important, both to keep up a momentum and to keep to any deadlines that have been set. However, regular writing sessions can be easily challenged by the dreaded writer’s block – the inability to produce new work or a severe slowing of…
8 reasons to send snail mail today

8 reasons to send snail mail today

Letter-writing isn’t as common as it once was, yet the joy it can bring has never lessened. In fact, if anything, the joy it brings the recipient has increased over time, as the chance of receiving a handwritten letter in the post has become less common and quicker, digital communication…
How to write a haiku poem

How to write a haiku poem

Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry, short in length with no rhymes, and often with a strong focus on nature. Due to their compactness, haiku poems can be fun to write, whatever your writing and poetry skills; whether you are a published poet or a complete novice. Haiku poetry…
How to address an envelope

How to address an envelope

Having been writing and posting letters since I was knee-high to a grasshopper, I assumed I had writing an address on an envelope all figured out. Well, how wrong I was! Having looked it up recently, out of pure curiosity, it turns out I’ve been doing it incorrectly all this…