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Think you know who is Britain’s most prolific writer? Is it Charles Dickens? William Shakespeare? Not even close. Retired English agriculture consultant John Gadd has spent 20 minutes each day of the past 66 years chronicling whatever captures his...
This new season brings with it the possibility of travel, as many have plans for fun and adventurous summer vacations. Whether you plan to travel abroad or be a tourist in your hometown, we hope these ten quotes inspire...
When it comes to writing, you want to stand out. For starters, you definitely don't want to be accused of plagiarism – but even beyond that, creating your own voice distinguishes you from other authors, bringing readers your way...
The pros and cons of freelance writing can look remarkably similar. Pro: You're your own boss. Con: Nobody is watching out for your deadlines, finding you assignments or making sure you get paid a working wage. If you love to...
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, things are getting a little romantic here at the Endpaper Blog. If chocolates and flowers just won't do for yet another Valentine's Day present, why not show off your creative side with...
The end of summer signals the beginning of a new school year and whether you are a student, a teacher or simply a life-long learner, developing better note-taking skills is always a useful endeavour. The key to taking really...
Name: Sarah Ushurhe City: London, England Places Travelled/Lived: Wales, France, Spain, Dubai and soon the Netherlands Loves: Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber short story collection and anything by Marina Warner. Education: Studied at the University of the Arts London and gained a BA...
The art of writing can take all forms – from prose to poetry, short stories to songs. Today, we're taking a look at that last craft, one that often gets left out of the "proper" writing discussion but that...
On this day in 1758 Noah Webster, the father of the American dictionary, was born. Like all of us here at the Endpaper Blog Webster was a book lover, and his passion for etymology led to a complete reformation of...
"The list is the origin of culture." – Umberto Eco With 2019 well and truly here, many of us may have made New Year's resolutions to get organised and get more done, whether it be in your personal or professional life. One tried and tested...