The Blackwing 24!

And so has our first post!

I'm a bit jealous that Dan got to open the Volumes subscription, sharpen up one of these to use, and I couldn't be there to try one at the same time.

Blackwing 24 pencil on writing pad
The latest Blackwing Volumes Subscription

I'm eager to try one out. They have a new core that is extra-firm graphite "great for extended writing".

Dan confirms it smudges less than the others. That's a bonus in a household with two left-handed writers.

Thanks to the input of Thomas Steinbeck, John Steinbeck's son, we have a rather stealth looking pencil to learn the in's-and-out's of, with a new Blackwing core to tool around with. Nice.

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