I'm not saying you need an exceptional journal to become the next Hemmingway, but I'm pretty sure you'll be more inspired writing in something you love. Bull & Stash notebooks call themselves "your last notebook ever". That's a pretty bold statement but they seem to back up the claim pretty convincingly. The thick leather cover holds heavy-weight durable paper in with solid metal hardware that keep the paper flat and easy to use.
So if you have the need to tether those wandering thoughts to paper, these notebooks are worthy enough to tie them down. Take a look here.