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Interview with Bella Osborne

My favourite pen is a very special one, which my husband bought for me when I signed my first contract. It is a special edition Montblanc ballpoint pen called Princess Grace de Monaco (they call it that, not me!) It is a beautiful dark purple, which is my favourite colour and has a lovely weight… Continue reading Interview with Bella Osborne

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Interview with Kate Wiseman

My favourite pen is my Montegrappa fountain pen. It’s a lovely weight in my hand and it writes beautifully (unlike me). It came in a posh box and it’s engraved with my name, although I don’t know if that will come out in the photos. It was a runner-up prize in the first writing competition… Continue reading Interview with Kate Wiseman

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Interview with Sue Moorcroft

I’m not going to open my drawer and count how many notebooks I have. Let’s just agree that the drawer is full. My latest was given to me at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature at the beginning of March. I went to the festival to teach a three-day fiction-writing course and be part of… Continue reading Interview with Sue Moorcroft

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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 Peter Bunzl

One of my favourite pens is the Parker cartridge fountain pen. It’s what I used to write with at school. So it has nostalgia value but it’s also great for sketching. I love drawing with it because the ink is water-soluble so you can lick your finger and smudge shadows into your artwork. Its great… Continue reading Interview with Peter Bunzl