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Ten Reasons People Still Need Cursive

I am currently writing these sentences in Evernote, something that is highly unusual for me, as I scribble almost all my story ideas down by hand. Researching cursive instruction—and handwriting in general—has made me realize how utterly dependent I am on pen and paper to boost my creativity. I even have one of those fancy Moleskine Evernote notebooks, so I can take pictures of my brainstorming sessions and file them appropriately in the correct digital cabinet. I wrote my [...]

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The Royal Fountain Pen Collection

The installation of Sultan Muhammad V as Malaysia’s 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at Istana Negara on Monday is a much-awaited event not only for Malaysians but also for foreign envoys based in Malaysia. The ceremony, which promises to be steeped in history and tradition and which takes place only once every five years, will surely be a sight to behold for the heads of the foreign missions invited. In conjunction with this regal event, KSGILLS.com has curated a list of fountain [...]

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National Shakespeare Day – What Pen did Shakespeare Use?

Many fans and enthusiasts of William Shakespeare, who was one of the world’s greatest writers, poets and dramatists, celebrate National Shakespeare Day, also known as Shakespeare Day, on April 23 each year. as a natural choice to pay a worldwide tribute to writers such as Shakespeare.    When we imagine Shakespeare writing his plays, the first image which springs to mind is probably similar to the model of the man himself which is on display in the exhibition leading into the [...]

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Pelikan Limited Edition – The Statue of Zeus Now AVAILABLE

KSGILLS.com is pleased to announce that Pelikan The Statue of Zeus Limited Edition is now ON SALE. To purchase this pen, please enquire [email protected] or WhatsApp +6017-208-6-208  Just 20 years after the Temple of Zeus was finished in Olympia, the monument “The Statue of Zeus” was erected inside it. The Greek sculptor Phidias created the 13-meterhigh colossal statue between 438 and 430 BC. It was his last work and secured him high esteem as one of the most significant sculptors of ancient [...]

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Should you feel sad about the demise of the handwritten letter?

Alot of people love personal letters now that very few people write them. We have publishing initiatives such as Letters in the Mail and The Letters Page, books such as For the Love of Letters (2007) or Signed, Sealed, Delivered (2014), and films such as Her (2013). Meanwhile, the United States Postal Service delivers more junk mail than first-class; rural post offices shutter; Saturday delivery remains under threat; and we send more than 200 billion emails and 15 billion texts a [...]

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Interview With Neil deGrasse Tyson, A Fountain Pen Lover

Did you know Neil deGrasse Tyson is an avid fountain pen user? Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. Check out this very special interview with the famed astrophysicist and hear about his pens, have a look inside one of his graduate school notebooks, and catch a glimpse at his [...]

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History of the Fountain Pen

A fountain pen is a nib pen that, unlike its predecessor, the dip pen, contains an internal reservoir of liquid ink. The pen draws ink from the reservoir through a feed to the nib and deposits it on paper via a combination of gravity and capillary action. As humans civilisation advanced so did the need to communicate. Oral expression was fine for a time, but a yearning arose to record new found knowledge for future generations. Written language required the [...]

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The Case for Cursive

Cursive handwriting has been an art for centuries but it’s quickly disappearing with the rise of computers & smartphones. With so many mental benefits of writing in cursive, we agree that it’s definitely not the time to drop the pen. While the modern environment may not be conducive to go cursive entirely, why not spend few moments in a day dedicated for handwritten cursive notes such as a daily journal, diary, note taking etc.    

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Malaysia Cursive Writing Month

Today is the day, the special reveal of our week-long teaser campaign KSGILLS.com Online Penshop is proud to present and initiate “Malaysia Cursive Writing Month” in conjunction with the owner Mr Ridzuan Gill’s birthday. (held April annually)This is an initiated by KSGILLS.com to share and reinvigorate the glory and elegance of Cursive Writing amongst fellow Malaysians. Follow us on Facebook & Instagram as we will be sharing all things cursive! 

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