Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

National Novel Writing Month kicks off November 1st with its annual challenge: Write a 50,000 word novel before December arrives. What began in 1999 with a small group of 21 writers in the San Francisco Bay area is now...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...
On a Writing Wednesday at the end of August we talked about how sticking to a routine will boost your writing proficiency. But what happens when a writing ritual is taken to an extreme? When does a helpful habit...
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...
Our butterfly-filled Frankfurt Book Fair booth was a huge success! We received many requests to share some of our origami secrets, so we've decided to let you in on how to create your own book art butterflies. Simply take...
I don't know about you, but I love filling out surveys. Ever since I received my first guided journal as a young child, fill-in-the-blank activities have served as ideal jumping-off points to get my creative juices flowing. And it...
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...
As promised, we have more photos to share of our Paperblanks® display at the Frankfurt Book Fair! Inspired by the endless possibilities of a blank page, we chose to decorate our booth with the uplifting images of butterflies. While...
Here on the Endpaper Blog we tend to separate our journalling articles from our writing articles. In reality, however, the two activities often go hand-in-hand. Keeping a journal can be an essential part of improving mental alertness and is...
  Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...

The Paperblanks Journal Prompts App

Hundreds of creative prompt ideas that can be used with your favourite writing journal or sketchbook.