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Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

There are many ways of keeping organised – from a hastily jotted sticky note to a highly trained personal assistant. But somewhere in between those two extremes lies a tried and true method: to-do lists. To-do lists have been...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Please send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. Previously on Peek Inside... Laura's Journals We...
When people think of writers they tend to see romanticised visions of Ernest Hemingway, William Shakespeare or even J.K. Rowling. But not all professional writers are world-renowned authors and though we are constantly reading in our daily lives, we...
There is undeniable strength in the power of the written word. However, there are few book artists who have taken such a literal understanding of this concept as has American philosopher, mathematician and discarded book rehabilitator Robert The. In...
Beatrice Wood was an American artist and potter and the partial inspiration behind the character of Rose in James Cameron's Titanic. From 1930 to 1934 she kept a diary chronicling her daily activities in a series of short sentences....
Around the world the second Tuesday of November is recognised as Young Readers Day, a chance to focus on the importance of promoting literacy in children as a means of empowerment and enrichment. If you're a writer wanting to...
We're used to seeing the final drafts of famous artworks, the versions that the artists have deemed worthy to share with the public. But what about the rough notes and sketches that aren't always displayed in a museum? For...
We don't refer to our journals as "companions" for nothing – when you get into the habit of daily writing, a journal can function as a confidant, co-conspirator and encouraging friend. Writing down your private thoughts, as opposed to...
For many, the post-holiday "blahs" penetrate all aspects of life. In this cold, dark, seemingly endless month of January it's easy to suffer a sense of letdown after the excitement of the holiday season. If you're finding your creative...
Writers often like to wax eloquent on their craft. Sometimes, though, they just want to get real. We've rounded up some of the straightest talk on writing that we could find. From harsh-but-helpful advice to jaded-but-honest raisons d'être, these quips...

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