Also if you push too hard, it scratches on the paper, it tires out your hand, and it’s just hard on the paper as well as the pen. If you want to write long letters, it pays to have a pen that’s slightly heavier but not too heavy so you can just have it glide over the paper when you write something without having to push on it very forcefully.
Unlike a ballpoint pen, fountain pens can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars and they’re an accessory that enhances your handwriting and make it more unique.
At the same time, they demand a certain amount of care and attention.
On the other hand, a fountain pen enhances your handwriting and the look of it in a way that no rollerball and ballpoint can compete with.
Now there's a headline to put the cat among the pigeons. If you like using a fountain pen, then first of all welcome to the cognoscenti, but this does raise a bit more of a challenge.