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Inspiring Creativity

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In the arts, we often to refer to "the muse" as this mythological source of inspiration, one that is often just out of reach. When we are able to tap into it we are able to reach great creative...
After last year's successful calligraphy event (and just in time for Mother's Day), Paperblanks and the New York Public Library's Readers and Writers Shop are again joining forces to offer a special calligraphy signing afternoon. If you are going...
October 31st is here and that means it's time for all of us at Paperblanks to wish you a Happy Halloween! In honour of this day of costumes, candies and spooky stories we've put together a list of the...
Whether it’s the fresher air, the beautiful foliage or the feeling of new beginnings, it’s no surprise that many authors have been inspired by autumn. To mark its arrival, we’ve collected some of the most beautiful autumnal literary and...
Hallowe'en is just around the corner, so what better way to get into the spirit of the season than to read a good, old-fashioned scary story? Whether they inspire you to craft your own creepy tale or swear off...
We love libraries because they are home to books. And when said books are also home to libraries? Well, that's even better! Libraries turn up as settings, even as characters themselves, in works of art more often than you would think....
With this Friday's International Literacy Day coming up, the importance of reading and writing is brought into focus. While we may take for granted that we can look at our computer screens and read (or write) this post, access...
There’s a certain element of comfort in spending an afternoon at a bookstore: sitting in the cozy armchairs, finding treasures in the special collections section, connecting with people from the neighbourhood or from afar, seeing young readers discovering the magic...
Taking that first step toward your writing career can feel pretty daunting, especially if you aren't surrounded by fellow struggling creatives. And if you do manage to get your book published, there is no guarantee that a legion of...
Art brings us together. It is the conductor thread that unites people from across generations and walks of life with a shared complicity – 100M was proof of that. The collective exhibition (where M stands for Mujeres, women) featured...