The Pleasure of Writing Story

The History of The Pleasure of Writing
Our Boutique on Ocean Avenue in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA is also known as "Pen Heaven" among many of our customers, collectors and friends. The Pleasure of Writing is a Mecca for the Writing Enthusiast. Encompassing a vast collection of the finest Writing Instruments, rare collectibles, fine papers and note cards, hand bound journals, specialized inks, seals and seal waxes, engraved stationery, watermarked and handmade papers. We've gathered a truly remarkable and world class collection for you.

Our knowledgeable staff has over 60 years of pen experience and we are looking forward to helping you with all of your needs in the World of Writing. We have an incredible creative business and corporate gift program, from customized leather products to custom designed pens and special editions. Please come and experience The Pleasure of Writing™ for yourself, here online or visit us in Carmel!
The Pleasure of Writing was founded in 1991 and celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2021.