Trying to write in romanized form: "zdes´ net karandasha". According to Duo it's wrong, but I've checked this romanization table: https://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/romanization/russian.pdf, and can't seem to find where I did it wrong.
It's best not to respond to questions like the one jQuasebarth asked as it's explicitly stated in many places that comprehension of the English language is a prerequisite for this course.
Downvoting questions like these from those who clearly lack English comprehension hides the bad questions and reduces the clutter for those of us that abide by the rules.
Is the 'There is ... here' construct really that common, to stress a lack of a certain type of objects?
I do think - that 'Here is no pencil' or 'Here are no pencils' feel a lot more natural.
However, this might actually only be colloquial or general in spoken English. But even in written English I rarely came accross this wording.