Our 7 favorite pens for writing in your planner
As planner lovers, we know that the right pen makes all the difference. Whether you love a variety of colors or prefer to stick with classic black or blue ink, a good pen that writes like a dream and doesn't smear makes all of the difference! Here are some tried-and-true pens to use in your 2023 planner!
This is our go-to every day pen! The gel ink writes incredibly smoothly, and it's refillable! It has a comfortable rubber grip and consistent ink flow through a fine point.
Pilot FriXion Clicker
You had us at erasable! This is a great gel pen for people who want the permanence of ink with the ability to fix mistakes. It's also refillable, and comes in a 16 different color options for some nice variety.
Staedtler Triplus Fine Liner
This is a great choice if you want a super fine tip (.3mm) with a lot of color variety! There are 60 different colors, all with water-based ink for easily washing out of fabrics.
Stabilo Point 88 Fine Liner
This is a another great choice if you want a slightly less fine tip (a bit bigger than the Triplus at .4mm) with quite a lot of color variety still! There are 47 different colors, and the pen barrel feels like a nod to classic orange pencils - plus it's got a metal enclosed tip for longer durability!
Paper Mate Flair
If you prefer a felt tipped pen, this is your winner! With quick drying ink in vibrant colors (16 options) and a .7mm tip, they're super versatile. Just be aware that felt tips do break down over time if you're a person who presses down firmly when you write.
Sharpie Fine Liners
If you prefer a pen that feels a little more like an art pen, the Sharpie Fine Liners might be for you! They're felt tip and write a bit lighter than traditional Sharpie markers, so you don't need to worry about bleed through, and come in 12 color options!
These pens are great if you love choices - they come in .5mm, .7mm, or 1.0mm tip options, and have over 20 colors across the different tip sizes! Plus, they don't smear and come in a handy case for keeping your supplies organized.
What pen is your favorite?
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