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    Default Article: Writers have always loved mobile devices



    "Writing boxes had an effect a lot like that of today’s electronic devices: They created an aura around writing, investing tools with an energy and power that enabled writers to gain pleasure from writing—or from the idea of writing, which might be equally gratifying."

    https://www.theatlantic.com/technolo...evices/567637/

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    Default Re: Article: Writers have always loved mobile devices

    That's an interesting article. Few things, for me, are more useful than the hardback notebook. With that and a fountain pen I can write whatever I need wherever I go.
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    Default Re: Article: Writers have always loved mobile devices

    I use a sloped writing box, but I didn't think my motivation was that danged complicated.
    Written on a real computer and real keyboard with capital letters, punctuation, and everything.

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    Very cool. I found this modern version on Amazon for $35 that would be good for fountain pen, brush or dip pen. For dip pens, you could glue some velcro to the right hand side and to the bottom of an ink well/bottle/vial. They also have a larger version from the same supplier. I'm thinking about getting one.

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    Not bad, not bad at all
    0.5mm vs 0.7mm graphite sizes is much like 9mm vs 45acp...they both work if you know what you are doing. - me

    Looking for Caran d'Ache Type 55 2mm set and Rotation .7 pencils.

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    Default Re: Article: Writers have always loved mobile devices

    This one looks nice:
    http://www.travellingdesk.com

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    Default Re: Article: Writers have always loved mobile devices

    Quote Originally Posted by carlos.q View Post
    This one looks nice:
    http://www.travellingdesk.com
    That does like nice. Looks solid and if its built like a tank, even better!
    0.5mm vs 0.7mm graphite sizes is much like 9mm vs 45acp...they both work if you know what you are doing. - me

    Looking for Caran d'Ache Type 55 2mm set and Rotation .7 pencils.

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