Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

Every April is National Poetry Month here in North America, but the lessons learned from the poets among us can apply every day of the year. From Rumi to Dickinson, nearly every person who has put pencil to paper has mused...
Between our Peek Inside posts and our Artist Profile series, we're often taking a look inside the Paperblanks® notebooks of some very creative journallers and sketchers. But it's rare indeed that we get to appreciate the unique direction in...
On this day in 1758 Noah Webster, the father of the American dictionary, was born. Like all of us here at the Endpaper Blog Webster was a book lover, and his passion for etymology led to a complete reformation of...
Today on Writing Wednesday I've decided to let you in on a little secret that will help you unlock your fullest writing potential. Get out a pen and paper, because you're going to want to write this down... K.I.S.S. Nope, this...
If art is a passion for you, chances are good that you are a creative individual. However, even the most gifted artists need a little boost now and then to get out of a rut or to simply try...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Please send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This week we are getting an...
So you want to be a writer. What exactly does that mean? Do you have a story in your heart that you need to tell? Perhaps you get a thrill out of playing with different combinations of words to...
If you are an aspiring writer, it might be tempting to skip the professional editing route to save some money. Using a book-loving friend, relative or coworker as a proofreader can seem like an easy and cost-efficient decision when...
It's almost 2013 and so we wanted to share this neat look at the past. The following diary entry comes from a member of a household in 1877 Mackay, Queensland in Australia. It's made up of two sketches that...
"The thing indicated is a commencing clause for an online journal with respect to terminology." That's a pretty impressive sentence, right? Granted, it does sound a lot fancier than "This is an opening sentence to a blog post about vocabulary."...

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