Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

November may only have thirty days, but Paperblanks® users seem to have been extra busy over the past month. In fact, there were so many great photos of our journals on Instagram in November that we couldn't choose only...
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...
Open-source software can help to link the technology-inclined from around the world, and is used to develop diverse platforms such as WordPress, 3D printing guides and even cola recipes! CARTO and OpenStreetMaps are great examples of how open platforms connect all...
While we would never suggest that all artists must follow the same habits (what a boring art world that would be!), there is something to be said for the fact that many of the most successful creative individuals share...
If you tell someone that you are a writer, they will no doubt be ready to offer you unsolicited opinions regarding story arcs or character development. If you actually ask for advice, this outpouring of "helpful" tips and suggestions is likely...
A writer's work is never finished. When one draft is complete there are always revisions to make, and even after your work is published there can be a new edition or creative work calling your name. Because the writing process is...
If you ever have trouble explaining what exactly your life as an artist entails or just why it is you do what you do, look no further. The world's most creative minds have spent centuries trying to put words...
Whether you decide to use a professional proofreader or go the self-edited route (not recommended if you can avoid it), editing and revision are key elements of writing. If heavy proofing isn't already a part of your writing process,...
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...
Q: What did the duck say to the bartender? A: Put in on my bill. Some jokes are better than others. Whether you are aiming to write the next The Importance of Being Earnest or Blazing Saddles, or simply looking add some lighter elements...

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