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Interview with Solange Hando

As a travel writer, I use pens for note-taking on the road but I couldn’t say I have a favourite, the cheaper the better. Likewise for note books, size, practicality and price matter more than looks. During the day, I carry a jotter pad for brief, often barely legible notes which I transfer long-hand into… Continue reading Interview with Solange Hando

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Interview with Eve Ainsworth

I always write in pen and it has to be black and very smooth. I can’t bear pens that snatch on the paper. Nor do I like it when they smudge too easily. Papermate flexigrip is a regular, cheaper favourite that I keep in my bag at all times (I go through pens very easily… Continue reading Interview with Eve Ainsworth

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Interview with John Shelley

Pens and pencils are at the absolute core of what I do as an illustrator, I use a variety of traditional dip pens and nibs and a bottle of india ink (old school!) for my finished book illustrations. Outside the art studio though, for everything else – doodling, sketching, writing, shopping lists – I’m completely… Continue reading Interview with John Shelley

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Interview with Jackie Marchant

My favourite writing implement is a pencil with a rubber on the end – what I’d call a good old fashioned word processor. I prefer my pencils slightly chunky, the lead on the soft side. Not sharp sharp, not blunt, sometimes I have to rub the point until it’s at that perfect stage where you… Continue reading Interview with Jackie Marchant