Having seen the above (or versions of the above) in a store a couple weeks ago, I finally got a chance to look at the booklets up close and personal. Alas, I found them wanting.
The size of the booklets are perfect sized, and the paper is good. The cover is a bit flimsy and the wire binding is adequate. There is an interesting style, which includes the use or words (such as the teasingly self-depricating titles on some of the tablets).
The biggest problem with this, though, is that while the paper is blank (nothing wrong with that, mind you — if you’re a drawer or drafter), she includes a template for drawing lines on the paper to write on. I understnd why she’d do that — adding flexibility to a notebook so one could draw OR write — but I don’t want to put in lines so I can write. Call me spoiled (after all, lines on paper is a relatively recent development), but if I want to write on something I’ll want lines to help guilde me.
When she finally includes lines in the notepads she intends for writing in, maybe I’ll consider buying a notepad from her. As I said, I like the style. But until then, I’m leaving them alone.