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On Paper's Gift Guide: 12 Days of Holiday Giving, Day 7

On the seventh day of Christmas, you are just my type On Paper’s typewriter emporium is all refurbished and ready for your musings, missives, or manifesto. Our selection ranges from the grand dame, a Royal No. 10 from 1929 in pristine condition, to the mid-century mod Underwood 21 (made by Olivetti) in shades of blue.   Glass panels and all--behold the Royal No. 10   I'll have a blue typewriter Christmas Also pick up "The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century" by typewriter whisperer and Ohioan, Richard Polt. It's a fantastic addition to any enthusiast's collection.

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April showers bring many letters

April is National Letter Writing Month. It is also National Poetry, Donate Life Awareness, Canine Fitness, and Fresh Celery Month, so it’s a busy time! Please forgive the tardiness of this post apropos of one of our most cherished activities, letter writing. We’re treating this as a library on/for/about letter writing to encourage our lovely readers to put pen to paper, stamp to envelope, and send away. Behold: Our Five Noteworthy National Letter Writing Month Sites! Refer to them early and often, and make National Letter Writing Month last all year long. Sometimes that blank sheet of stationery is intimidating, so if you’re looking for a prompt, peruse the helpful list at Write_On. A few of our favorites from their...

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Welcome to our 20th Year!

The traditional gift for a 20th anniversary is china, but as it’s On Paper’s 20th year we prefer to celebrate with paper, paper, and more paper!  It’s true! From it’s brick-and-mortar home on North High Street, On Paper has been designing wedding invitations and selling fine stationery, handsome writing instruments, and hand-bound journals for two decades. We’re planning a year of pomp and circumstance and we hope you’ll join us! Chin chin! Among the festivities, we’ve planned monthly workshops to gather our fellow paper lovers together. In December we hosted our first in the series: a typewriter social, which is exactly what it sounds like, and better! Richard Polt, author of "The Typewriter Revolution" and one of Ohio’s typewriter aficionados,...

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