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Super Scribes: The 4 Best Pens for Writing

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* High quality pens for everyday writing
* Choose from ballpoint designs, retractable models and more
* Mix and match for different styles and designs

Sure, computers, tablets and the like have all but made the art of writing extinct, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a market for a good old-fashioned writing pen. After all, with fewer and fewer hand-written letters in circulation, taking the time to perfect the art of writing will make your statements even bolder. Because nothing screams class like a good writing pen, here are our top five picks.

1. Zebra F-701 Ballpoint Stainless Steel

This retractable ballpoint pen features a beautiful stainless steel design and a knurled knuckle grip for added comfort. The silent retractable plunger helps add to the overall design, making this pen unobtrusive.

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2. uni-ball 207 Retractable Gel Pens, Micro Point

As an Amazon best-seller, it’s easy to see why the uni-ball pen is so popular. With an extra thick pen head, vibrant gel and beautifully bold color options, it’s one of the few pens to offer patented ink protection to keep your scribbles safe from water damage, fading and more.

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3. Pilot Better Ballpoint Pen

This elegant ballpoint pen comes with a stainless steel point and smooth metal clip. It also includes a fixed rubber grip for added comfort. With an extra fine point (.77 mm to be exact), this pen is great for marking those tiny details. It also features a retractable and refillable ink cartridge.

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4. Fisher Space Pen Bullet Chrome Finish

This extra-smooth bullet point pen is incredibly aerodynamic. In fact, it’s able to write at any angle — even in zero gravity. With a beautiful chrome finish and super sleek design, this pen features a solid brass and steel construction and comes in an assortment of cool colors.

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