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Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

For most of us, the fun part of writing is just that – writing. Creating new characters and worlds is an experience that is both inspiring and satisfying, but the editing of those big ideas? Not so much. There's no...
In 2015, it has become commonly accepted as fact that technology makes our lives easier. From the fairly recent inventions that we take for granted (microwaves, home computers) to the brand-new gadgets we already can't live without (smartphones, tablets)...
Dadaism is an excellent tool for freeing up your mind, discovering interesting prompts and ideas, and generally having fun! The original intention of Dadaism was to reject norms and standards in art, and it was largely an anarchistic commentary on the...
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! This week we're talking with...
A full to-do list can seem like an overwhelming proposition. Line after line of goals, both short- and long-term, can seem never-ending but not writing down these tasks can be equally intimidating. Fear not, fellow writers and mission undertakers!...
Knowing your audience is an important part of marketing and promoting your book. Though you may believe that you don't write for any particular "type" of person, there is indeed a way to classify your work and it is...
So many topics have been covered as fellow authors wax eloquently on the craft of writing – from finding inspiration to moving past writer's block to clichés to avoid, the list goes on. The commonality between the most popular sayings...
You may not think that colourful, descriptive images that grace most books these days have much to do with the classic designs featured on our Paperblanks® journals. But, to separate the classic and antique binding styles we reproduce from...
As great admirers of human ingenuity, we often look back and talk about what inspired a famous painting or work of art. But, as they say, hindsight is 20/20 and it's easy to track the source of inspiration for a work...
To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we're giving away 25 journals! We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who entered our #Paperblanks25 competition and who has supported us over the years. We absolutely love creating Paperblanks journals and...

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