Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

If you are a regular visitor to this blog, you may have noticed that our Endpaper Blog Newsletter has been on hiatus for the past few months. We were working hard behind the scenes to get our new website...
As you may already be aware, every Tuesday on the Paperblanks Facebook page we feature creatives from all over the world and their artwork as part of our #PeopleOfPaperblanks series. Now, we have created a People of Paperblanks group where...
The public has voted and the results are in for our Seize the Summer competition. Thank you to everyone who submitted entries and voted for their favourite #PaperblanksMoment. With over 1000 votes we are (pleasantly) overwhelmed by the number of people...
We Heard the Demand, and Answered the Call! Bullet Journalling the Paperblanks Way Over the past couple of years, Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journalling system has taken the world by storm. By innovating a decorative style of organisation that anyone can learn,...
The secret to good writing? Good editing. Whether you're a seasoned pro at proofreading or you need a little nudge in the right direction, learning to edit yourself is an important part of being a great writer. Today we're turning...
UPDATE: We're keeping the first round of submissions open a bit longer to allow for more entries to come in. So if you haven't already submitted your plot idea, it's not too late! We will debut our first ever #MyPaperblanksMovie on...
Literary critics can be harsh, but often our toughest critics are ourselves. How can you learn to live with, and maybe even learn from, your own self-doubt? We have five tips to help you turn criticism and negativity into...
The folks who created National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) now also offer two month-long "camps" to keep you writing all year long. Camp NaNoWriMo is an online writer's retreat designed to help you push through any type of writing...
Did you know that June has been proclaimed "International Creativity Month"? If you ask us, every month is a great time to be creative, but we're all for a little extra focus during the month of June! There are many...
We all make mistakes. You can't avoid them. It's how we move on from our blunders and setbacks that counts. The good thing is, a journal can help you turn missteps into opportunities in these three key ways. Forcing You to...

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