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Left-handed Writers Page

Conceptual recycling symbol made from hands and a small Earth globe Environment and ecology conceptMany left-handed writers have trouble with several kinds of writing tips. Points may catch on a corner or on an edge, digging into the paper. The worst of these are the extra-fine, needlepoint, flexible, and italic nibs; however poorly-designed mediums and stubs can also be nasty for lefties. While broad and broad-oblique tips usually present no problem, any of them can be problematic if they are poorly-adjusted or even just a little bit sharp in the direction of writing.
For more hand-writing tips, go to the Left-hand writers page.