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It’s clear we’re living in a very “digital” age. That doesn’t mean that we’ve completely abandoned the pen and paper (see our recent discovery that handwriting is still thriving even for business professionals; or two examples of tech bloggers...
Artists. We all know the cliché: beret wearing, cigarette smoking, tortured by inner demons and possibly speaking with a Parisian accent. But does this stereotype really ring true for today's modern artist? We doubt it. Positive and negative, we've unpacked some of...
This may come as a surprise to some people, but at one point it was common practice to "cross-write." (Another name it's know for: "cross-hatching.") Essentially the writer would reach the bottom of the page, turn the paper sideways,...
Today's entry in our ongoing look at famous diary entries is a dark one! In the 1840's a group of pioneers who came to be known as the Donner Party found themselves trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 36...
Albert Einstein had an ongoing professional and personal relationship with Linus Pauling, another prominent twentieth century scientist.  The two men greatly admired one another's genius and spent much time together discussing world affairs. But because many of these conversations...
We don't refer to our journals as "companions" for nothing – when you get into the habit of daily writing, a journal can function as a confidant, co-conspirator and encouraging friend. Writing down your private thoughts, as opposed to...
As we head into the festive period it can be easy to get carried away with all the holiday activities, planning and prepping. It's important to take some time to reconnect with the true meaning of the holiday season...
We all have experienced it. The fear of staring at a blank page, a bare canvas or an empty screen due to creative fatigue is real, yet it happens to everybody. It is not uncommon to feel drained and...
This week we're taking a break from our usual writing tips and motivational quotes for a few laughs. We've rounded up some of our favourite grammar jokes from around the web that are sure to tickle every writer's funny...
It's no secret that the English language is more than a little difficult to learn. With seemingly more exceptions to rules than actual rules themselves, English is one of the most frustrating languages to try and master. The playwright...