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Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

As many children are now being homeschooled during Covid-19, some teachers have asked their students to start a journal as a way to create a time capsule, both as a tool to record these days for posterity...
Sometimes we come across talented artists through browsing social media, sometimes our amazing Paperblanks community leads us to them and sometimes we find them in purely serendipitous ways. Once in a while it’s a combination of all...
If your New Year's resolution is to get more organised, then you've come to the right place. Obviously, we're believers that using a daily planner is an important part of staying on track, but keeping a busy life in...
Alicia Martin, an artist based in Spain, transforms thousands of disused books into tumultuous towers that pour out of windows. The massive sculptural works in this series, known as Biographies, each feature approximately 5,000 books sprawled out, around and...
For our "X Questions With" series, we're speaking with talented individuals from around the world who have inspired us with their creativity and passion. If you have a story to tell or someone you'd like to see profiled, let...
Whether you're new at writing or already an established author, helpful writing habits are an important element of being successful. It's easy to fall into a routine, but not so easy to guarantee that routine is helping you, rather...
It’s clear we’re living in a very “digital” age. That doesn’t mean that we’ve completely abandoned the pen and paper (see our recent discovery that handwriting is still thriving even for business professionals; or two examples of tech bloggers...
Social media is a great way to connect not only with your readers, but with agents, editors and fellow writers as well! The popular #AmWriting hashtag is coming up on its fifth anniversary, and it's still going strong as...
Though the Endpaper Blog is written in English, we have a fascination with world languages and linguistics. Sometimes there is just no way to capture a certain idea or feeling by using an English word or phrase – that's...
For some people, the possibilities a blank book suggests are inspiring. For many of us though, they're simply overwhelming. To take the fear out of writing on that first blank page, we've lined up five unconventional ways of using...

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