Here we discuss writing instruments including pen, pencils, typewriters and more. This section also includes coverage of paper and related writing supplies.
New Technology Lets People Write in Cursive Using Only Their Eyes (2012-07-26): Scientists have created a technology that enables people to write in cursive using only their eyes.
Last Typewriter Factory in the World Shut Down (2011-04-26): The Daily Mail reports that Godrej and Boyce has has shut down its typewriter production plant in Mumbai, India.
Interest in Vintage Typewriters on the Rise (2011-03-31): The New York Times has an interesting article that says typewriters are making a comeback.
Scientists Create World's Smallest Writing (2008-10-29): Researchers from Osaka University created an atomic pen that can write in the world's smallest letters
Inkless Metal Pen (2007-01-18): Gizmodo reports that a stainless steel metal pen writes without using any ink.
Write on Water (2006-08-13): Someday we may all be able to write on water thanks to a new invention.
Margaret Atwood's Remote-Controlled Autograph Signing Machine Now a Reality (2006-02-21): Booker Award-winning author Margaret Atwood is formally introducing her infamous remote control autograph-signing device.
Larry McMurtry Wins Golden Globe for Brokeback Mountain, Thanks Typewriter (2006-01-17): Larry McMurty and Dianna Osanna won the Golden Globe for Best Screeplay.
Extremely Thin Writing Created With an Electro Pen (2005-08-31): Scientists at U.
Writers Go Green (2005-08-03): USA Today reports on the growing use of green printing methods in the book industry and it's mostly because a small but growing number of authors are asking for it.
Writing Instruments Market Grows Despite Digital Revolution (2003-10-24): Sales of writing instruments have remained strong,
despite the advancements and growth
of popularity of the PC, Internet, PDAs and other such technology.