Paper Laser Cuts
German Glass Glitter
Calligraphy & Writing
Seals & Sealing Wax
National Novel Writing Month is NOVEMBER
We at Castle in the Air are preparing to throw ourselves headlong into “thirty days of literary abandon” as we scribble along side writers from around the world participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo. Started in 1999 in San Francisco with 21 participants, NaNoWriMo has grown to become a community of hundreds of thousands of daring authors. The challenge is to write 50,000 words of a new novel during the month of November. We applaud NaNoWriMo for encouraging us to take artistic leaps, believe in bold acts of creativity, and bravely engage in the struggle to find our voices! Below are some tools of the trade that we find inspiring our literary flights of fantasy.
Falcon Fountain Pen
A sleek fountain pen with a flexible gold nib.
Castle in the Air stocks a variety of inks loved by calligraphers and painters. Browse our color and brand selections in the
Leather Desk Pad
These handsome handcrafted leather desk pads are made in Italy, and measure 13 3/4" by 19".
Pirate & Hoopoe
A grand adventure novel by Diarmid Cammell with illustrations by Karima Cammell.
Publishing a Children's Book
A Dreaming into Doing Workbook.
Ready, Set, Novel!
A writer's workbook by Chris Baty, Lindsey Grant, and Tavia Stewart-Streit.
Sealing wax sticks made using traditional methods. Browse our color selections in the
sealing wax section
A book on creativity and the Artist in the Modern World by Lewis Hyde.
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