Smartphones are handy for a lot of things, but every once in a while you need to write things down. While many pens are bulky, the small The Stilwell High-Quality Compact Pen from The James Brand easily fits in your pocket. This EDC pen might be small, but it still performs the way you need it to. You can write your grocery list, doodle during a lecture, or sketch the start of your next design. This pocket-sized pen is a high-quality writing instrument. And, when closed, this everyday carry pen has an exposed lanyard. This lets you connect it to your belt loop, purse, or wallet with a carabiner. Built with a roller-ball ink cartridge, this well-balanced pen will write flawlessly.