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I'm coming out with a new brand of notebooks: Furrow Books. They come in two sizes, small and large and contain 48 and 96 pages respectively.

The pages are blank but include a two-sided ruled insert which provides users the option for blank, lined, or graph ruling anywhere throughout their notebook. We also selected a paper that's fountain pen friendly.


I'm looking for testers to send some notebooks to once I get the mock-ups in tomorrow (Thursday) and get some feedback from. If you'd be interested in trying out the notebooks or would just like more information about them, you can check them out via this link: http://www.FurrowBooks.com


I'll be accepting applications for testers through tomorrow evening, then making selections over the weekend and sending out packages early next week. This is open to people worldwide (wherever USPS ships to).



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awesome, i may participate

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I like the features you're shooting for in the notebook. Wish I could (in good conscience) apply to beta test them -- but, realistically, I won't have the time or energy to do it justice until the summer. I look forward to reading about others' impressions and (hopefully) ordering one once my life is slightly less hectic.

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Application sent. Love the idea, and have some time to tinker with this. This kind of testing is up my alley.

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Applied. I'll make time to try out a notebook.

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Application submitted! Look forward to maybe getting a chance to help out.

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I applied, and hope I'll be selected to add yet another fountainpenfriendly notebook to my booming collection. I do hope a fatter one will also be available. You can never have too many pages.

This possibility is making me realize that even more than a fountainpen freak I am a paper and notebook freak. Wow.

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Like the idea, but I'm not applying -- I have too many random notebooks kicking around, and I tend to prefer ones with more pages. But good luck in the endeavor.

Ruth Morrisson aka inkstainedruth

"It's very nice, but frankly, when I signed that list for a P-51, what I had in mind was a fountain pen."

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Application sent in :)


Applied as well!
We are going to be able to test these notebooks with half of the inks and pens in the market. :-)


you mean ALL the inks and pens on the market!!!! mwahahahhahaa

joking, but seriously, we WILL break these notebooks in if not down.

My two best writers.


.........I call this one Günter. ......... I call this one Michael Clarke Duncan.

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Thanks to everyone that's submitted an application to test out these notebooks - I've already received more applications that I'll be getting notebooks in, so I'll be making decisions this weekend :)


There's still a few hours left to get your applications in, if you haven't yet. I'll be closing the form later tonight.


I'm heading out to pick up the mock-ups in a few hours and am so excited to finally get to actually hold what I've been working on for so long!

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Hi, my application is in, good luck with your venture! Exciting times ahead!

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I got the mock-ups in earlier today and now have about 50 notebooks to send out next week. I've received over 320 applications (well over the amount I anticipated) so I'll be making quite a few decisions this weekend.


Thanks to all those who've checked out the site and applied for the program


Here's a quick chart showing writing instrument compatibility for those interested: http://www.furrowbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Paper-Compatibility-Chart.jpg

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