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It's our one year anniversary!

Today marks one year since the launch of our Kickstarter Campaign. That’s one year from when we introduced Story Supply Co. to the world and asked all of you to help us tell our story. One year since I learned that our bodies are quite resilient, that sleep is mostly optional, that the correct answer to “how many hours can one stare at Google analytics in one day?” is All of them. I hit the go button and started setting up social media blasts and other messaging about the launch. And then I waited. Kickstarter warns that it can take up to three days for a campaign to go live. Part of me imagined we’d go live immediately. We didn’t,...

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Why Notebooks?: The Origin Story

Many of us have an origin story when it comes to stationery. For me, it started in high school. In the early nineties, my friends and I had fallen hard for the grunge scene. We were in ninth grade, and after having spent a few years unsuccessfully trying to connect with urban hip-hop culture, grunge made much more sense to us suburban white kids growing up in a mill town. I should probably mention here that it was, in fact, a paper mill.

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