Tools for writing in this context is about analog tools for writing. Sometimes we don’t have easy access to the ‘net. Sometimes we want to write differently, and away from the keyboard.
And I really like well-made pens, pencils and notebooks.
Amazon Basics Classic Notebook – Plain (8.2 x 0.6 x 5 in) A5 size
Available in Plain (unlined), Ruled, or Squared (graph paper). 240 pages of acid-free paper, with an elastic closure, sewn-in bookmark, and small expandable pocket inside back cover. This is a good starter option if you’re considering trying a bullet journal. It’s not expensive, and if you decide bullet journaling isn’t for you, you haven’t invested a lot in a fancy notebook. It’s a great size for a portable always-have-a-notebook option for a writer, too.
This is the “standard” Bullet Journal notebook. It has dotted pages, that is, the pages have rows of small dots that are useful for aligning your writing or charts, but aren’t obtrusive. It’s reasonable good quality paper.
Uni Kurutoga Mechanical Pencil 0.5 mm
I like writing with pencil, especially drafts, or when I’m working on a chart or diagram. The clever rotating mechanism of the Kuru Toga pencil means that the point is always sharp. It’s easy to refill with 0.5 mm lead; I favor the special Kuru Toga lead, and you can replace the eraser too. I prefer to use a dedicated eraser; my favorite is the Tombow Mono Knock.
Tombow Mono Knock Eraser
This is a refillable eraser; you press the top of the stylus to extrude the eraser. It allows precision control. You can also refill the stylus with new Tombow erasers.
BaronFig: $10.00 off super notebooks and planners in several sizes and colors, with dot grid, blank, or lined paper.