With smaller characters or details, some of the strokes run into each other. How can I stop this happening?

Your stylus may need a firmware update. We have an easy-to-use app for your iPad that helps you check and update the firmware on your stylus. Just download Wacom Stylus Update in the App Store (https://itunes.apple.com/app/id950918361). Also check and make sure your Bamboo Stylus fineline or Intuos Creative Stylus 2 is paired to a supporting app.