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Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

Today would have been Bram Stoker's 170th birthday and so to honour our newest Embellished Manuscripts author we're taking a look at some of his lesser-known works. Without a doubt, Bram Stoker is best remembered as the author of Dracula, but...
American novelist and designer Edith Wharton made a name for herself in the literary world by combining her firsthand understanding of the American aristocracy with her unique and powerful prose. Wharton was the first woman to win the Pulitzer...
The great thing about keeping a diary is having a judgement-free outlet for your innermost feelings. As you can see from the four examples below, even the most famous and talented individuals can feel sorrow and insecurity, and turning...
Based in the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Natoya is not only a talented artist exploring race and identity through her work, but also an advocate for Black women’s mental health and the owner of Studio Natoyaista, an...
Name: Linda Shackelford Age: 31 City: Auckland Country: New Zealand Places: I’ve lived in the UK, Ireland, Canada and Australia but spent most time in the beautiful surroundings of my homeland, New Zealand. I’ve travelled extensively around Europe, to countries including the Netherlands,...
For a recent Writing Wednesday, we looked into the real-life people who inspired five infamous literary characters. For this week, our last Writing Wednesday post before Hallowe'en, we thought we would take this research to the extreme, and find...
"I like to think that what is happening in my short stories may happen to anyone."
"I appreciate the philosophy put into the craft and the making of each book. There really is a spiritual consideration put into the designs and a respect for the book as object of art."
"It still feels so incredible to say I own my own business."
Famous authors: They're just like us, right? Actually, that's quite true! Looking at the pre-fame journals of the literary elite proves that they experience the same insecurities, boredoms and aspirations as the rest of us. Take a look at...

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