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What Is Your Favorite Kind of Pen?

Despite all our fancy digital tools, the good old-fashioned ink pen is still a writer’s best friend. What’s your favorite kind of pen? Add it to our new favorite pen hashtag.

Today New York Times book critic Dwight Garner asked his loyal Twitter users for pen suggestions, receiving an avalanche of ink-stained suggestions. We’ve collected the recommendations below…

This GalleyCat editor prefers the black Pilot Precise V7 Rolling Ball pen, an affordable pen that produces a strong, solid line with the occasional satisfying ink blot.


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