Saturday, November 26, 2022

Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

Think you know who is Britain’s most prolific writer? Is it Charles Dickens? William Shakespeare? Not even close. Retired English agriculture consultant John Gadd has spent 20 minutes each day of the past 66 years chronicling whatever captures his...
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're talking with...
The Haiku Foundation has named April 17th as a day to celebrate the haiku art form. While we've probably all heard someone struggle to fit an entire poem into seventeen on (almost like a syllable), this type of poetry...
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...
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...
January can be tough; with the cold weather and shorter days, it can be hard to shake off the dust from the holidays. But planning ahead can help you feel in control of what’s coming up and also allows...
The holiday season is meant to be one of joy, celebration and fun festivities with loved ones. However, for busy writers the holidays can also bring added pressure as the encroaching deadlines are not just from editors but from friends,...
If you’ve been following along, you probably know that every November we get excited about NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month began in 1999 as a daunting but straightforward challenge: to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days....
Tonight we celebrate World Book Night, a UK-based initiative designed to encourage a love of reading in our increasingly digitised age. From book giveaways to "read-ins," there are numerous ways to celebrate World Book Night. Here at Paperblanks we thought...
We've all had the experience of listening to someone speak and thinking, "I don't think that means what you think it does." It happens to everyone, and can be quite embarrassing when you realise how you misspoke. However, there...