This theme, Penscratch, is retired. You may be interested in upgrading to Penscratch 2. Below is the support documentation for Penscratch.


Penscratch is a fresh, stylish design for sharing your writing. Whether you’re working on an analytical essay, an anthology of poems, or a piece of long-form fiction, Penscratch makes for a pleasant reading and writing experience all around.

Choose between a one- or two-column layout by adding widgets, add links to your favorite social networks, customize with a site logo or header image, or add fancy pull quotes throughout your content.

Penscratch is responsive, ensuring the transition between different devices and screen sizes is flawless for your readers.

Penscratch supports the following features:

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels)

  1. The main column width is 656, except in the full-width template, where it’s 937.
  2. The sidebar width is 234.
  3. The site logo has a maximum width and height of 150.