Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

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...
Name: Sarah Todd Taylor Age: 42 Hometown: Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales Occupation: Higher Education Places: I have lived in Yorkshire and Wales and have visited Florence, Barcelona and Berlin. In the United Kingdom, I have stayed in Scotland, Derbyshire, the Lake District and Dartmoor. I...
Today marks the 144th anniversary of the American Philological Association. Founded by "professors, friends and patrons of linguistic science," the APA is dedicated to the study of ancient languages, literature and civilisations. In honour of such a noble endeavour,...
To-Do lists are pretty effective for managing your time and keeping organized -- so is it any wonder the most prolific inventor in the world would make a habit of keeping them? This week in our ongoing series looking at...
May is a wonderful month. It brings Mother's Day, the end of April showers and a variety of reading and writing awareness opportunities! This coming month is not only "Get Caught Reading Month" and the American "National Short Story Month" but...
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...
For anyone interested in David Bowie's creative process, Rick Moody at The Rumpus got a pretty cool scoop last week. Bowie broke his silence about his remarkable new album by providing Moody with a work flow diagram of what...
Looking for a literary component for your next vacation? Why not actually step into the mind of your favourite author as you explore the places that inspired some incredibly influential pieces of writing? To help plan your next trip,...
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...
From personal expression to honing your writing skills, there are a variety of compelling reasons why you should keep a journal. But if it's never been a natural reaction for you to reach for a notebook and simply start...

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