Calling all notebook, pen and pencil bloggers!

The deadline is approaching for submissions to the first Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper– this Sunday at 5pm. Use the submission form here to submit the best post you’ve published on your blog in the past two weeks (you don’t have to write something specifically for the carnival.) More details here.

EBay Find: Rice-Stix

Every once in a while, I have a little burst of temporary insanity, and I decide to go browsing on EBay. Fortunately, some of these bursts lead to interesting and inexpensive notebook finds! Here’s a real gem: This notebook must have been given out as a promotional item by a company called Rice-Stix, based in […]

Alwych Notebooks $6.99 at Amazon

Anyone who read Black Cover’s glowing review of the Alwych book surely wanted one–but they were only available by ordering from the UK, which was daunting. But now they’re available at Amazon for only $6.99 plus shipping for the pocket size version– WAY cheaper than ordering from the UK. Other sizes are available too– see […]

Keep a Weight-Loss Journal

Just one more reason to love notebooks: they can help you lose weight! Lots of people (myself included) use notebooks to record their food intake and exercise. But here’s another suggestion I hadn’t heard of: Compliment Journal: This is more than just about compliments, but use it as a starting point. Write down inspiring quotes […]

Renegade Craft Fair Finds

The blogger at Dig Under Rocks recently attended the Renegade Craft Fair in Los Angeles. She found a few vendors of interesting paper products including these notebooks: Next I came upon a shop, Tyler Bender Book Co., with a really unique and interesting idea.. Vintage and recycled notebooks. Covers were made from old t-shirts, cereal […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: The Girl in the Cafe

Wow. Here’s someone who must really like to stock up and save when she finds a notebook she likes! Here’s her thoughts on the matter: I like notebooks. I buy them as souvenirs in places I visit: the two ones with hearts on it are both bought in New York for example. Or if they […]

Announcing the Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper

It’s time for something new! Introducing the Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper, which will kick off here at Notebook Stories on Tuesday, August 4th. Future editions will be hosted by The Pen Addict on September 8th , Office Supply Geek on October 6th, and other blogs yet to be determined. If you are a […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-25

WE HAVE WINNERS!! @julia_eff @juliemorrison @tom_s252 have each won a @Vickerey notebook. Thank you to all who entered! # Sorry, typo in last message, it's @juliermorrison who is a winner! # @tom_s252 @juliermorrison You should be able to DM me now, thanks! in reply to tom_s252 # @ecram Don't worry, there will be more contests […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-25

WE HAVE WINNERS!! @julia_eff @juliemorrison @tom_s252 have each won a @Vickerey notebook. Thank you to all who entered! # Sorry, typo in last message, it's @juliermorrison who is a winner! # @tom_s252 @juliermorrison You should be able to DM me now, thanks! in reply to tom_s252 # @ecram Don't worry, there will be more contests […]

Future; Nostalgic Reviews the Asda Executive Notebook

I was very interested in this notebook review at Future; Nostalgic: Review: Asda Executive Notebook. I love the way this notebook has 3 sections in the back pocket! And the prices seem great too. Drawbacks: there is no pocket size version, and it’s only sold at Asda in the U.K.