Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

In 2015, it has become commonly accepted as fact that technology makes our lives easier. From the fairly recent inventions that we take for granted (microwaves, home computers) to the brand-new gadgets we already can't live without (smartphones, tablets)...
  Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...
UPDATED! Wednesday, August 15th, 2017 We're not the only people still being blown away by the adjective order put forth in The Elements of Eloquence. The team at Print Express recently shared with us their eight-part quiz on these unwritten rules. If you think...
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...
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...
We're well on our way to the end of November and if you're still on track to complete 1667 words a day,  give yourself a pat on the back! Completing the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge can be...
To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we're giving away 25 journals! We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who entered our #Paperblanks25 competition and who has supported us over the years. We absolutely love creating Paperblanks journals and...
An interesting plot may entice someone to pick up your book, but it's the characters you create that will keep readers coming back for more. A character is the reader's connection to the storyline: the eyes and ears through which...
From the pains of sitting at a desk for extended periods of time to the fear of never finishing your manuscript, nobody understands the pressures of writing quite like professional authors. So this Writing Wednesday, don't just take our advice...
A full to-do list can seem like an overwhelming proposition. Line after line of goals, both short- and long-term, can seem never-ending but not writing down these tasks can be equally intimidating. Fear not, fellow writers and mission undertakers!...

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