Letters & Journals Launches the New Website

Letters & Journals website has now launched! We’ve been working on this for months and are pleased and happy to unveil the new site this weekend. Keep in mind that things are still new and being changed, added, removed, etc. as we find out what works and what doesn’t. We’re anxious to start on this…

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Making Plans to Attend the National Stationery Show

The 64th National Stationery Show takes place in New York May 16-19, 2010. The annual trade show will have over 9,000 exhibitors and 12,000 industry related visitors- including me! Letters & Journals is looking for story ideas, new products to feature as well as finding potential advertisers for the magazine. There will be vendors from…

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Name the Newsletter and Get a $50 Amazon Gift Card

Letters & Journals will have a weekly newsletter and I’d like it to have its own name. I will pay the person who submits the chosen name a $50 Amazon gift card OR a $50 Jet Pens gift card.  You decide. Here are a few ideas that are close, but not quite right. Notebook News…

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Faerie Magazine

I was fortunate recently to meet Kim, the founder and owner of Faerie Magazine, via email. She has been extremely generous with her time helping to address some of my questions and concerns as I continue to enter realms of editing and publishing.  I have been using this magazine as a guide because it has…

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The Purple Journal

While at the Paper Patisserie stationery store earlier this month I bought this lovely handmade journal. It was made Kristen’s Creations and I plan to interview Kristen for more information on her handmade journals. The inside pages have the slightly speckled paper with the softest finish. It’s one of those notebooks you want to save…

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Letters & Journals Magazine

Letters & Journals magazine will be a quarterly print magazine containing features and departments related to the art and appreciation of letter writing and journal keeping. The magazine will be perfect bound (meaning it has a spine) and have slightly heavier stock paper than the normal monthly magazines. All of the ads in the magazine…

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Letters & Journals Website

The Letters & Journals website is scheduled to launch this May. I hope to have a preview of it in a few weeks. The plan is to use the website to build interest in the print magazine by offering new and interesting articles, links to pertinent stories on the web, lists of stationery stores by…

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My Writing Area (all cleaned up)

One of the features of Letters & Journals website will be a photo gallery of people’s writing areas. I would expect there to be at least three categories: 1. Famous Desks & Writing Areas 2. Reader’s submissions of their photos 3. Illustrations/photos of dream writing areas, desks, rooms to encourage the writing muse Can you…

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Fun Stamps!

Who doesn’t love an envelope decorated with fun stamps? I try to keep an assortment of stamps so that I can dress up the envelopes and postcards as the mood or occasion allows. I have an envelope of used stamps (see photo) that I will use in my scrapbooking and card making. I used to…

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Letters & Journals Magazine Update

Don’t you just love the cover on this magazine? We’re working now on bringing this charm and warmth to the website as we continue to put the building blocks on that to bring the site to life this May. Thanks to all who have offered content, sent content, are seeking content or are in the…

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