Saturday, July 4, 2020

Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

Spring cleaning is all about taking a look at what you've gotten used to (that mess of clothes in the back of your closet, the layer of dust in those hard-to-reach places) and seeing how you can make things...
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...
The #WhyIWrite hashtag first began trending in 2011, and as of March 2015 it hasn't shown any signs of slowing down. It can often be difficult to keep up with the most important conversations to join on social media...
At its very core, writing is a bit of a dichotomy as it can be both a highly personal and an incredibly public endeavour. While not all of us share our journals with the rest of the world, the...
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...
One of the biggest enemies of creativity is logic. Okay, maybe this is an extreme statement, but the truth is that the more you think about your art, the less naturally you feel it. If you are finding it...
Writer's block is one of the most common writing subjects because it happens to every. single. writer. So don't worry, you're not alone. There are many ways to help snap yourself out of a creative funk! Sometimes all you need...
Whether you're just starting out as an artist or have been in the business for a while, you likely get a bit lonely or frustrated from time to time. The good news is, you are not alone. If you're...
Writers often like to wax eloquent on their craft. Sometimes, though, they just want to get real. We've rounded up some of the straightest talk on writing that we could find. From harsh-but-helpful advice to jaded-but-honest raisons d'être, these quips...
September is here, which means "back to school" for many people. But learning is lifelong, and students of all ages and walks of life can benefit from some simple note-taking strategies. Whether you're writing key takeaways from a lecture...

The Paperblanks Journal Prompts App

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