Inspiring Creativity

Unleash the creativity already inside you.

It’s a new year and you are probably full of ambitious plans and inspiring goals. Setting intentions at the beginning of the year – or at any time, for that matter – can help us recharge and bring optimism...
Is this the spring you plan to get into poetry? It's never too late to develop a new writing skill, but it can feel a bit overwhelming when diving into an entirely new creative writing world. To help get...
This Sunday is International Literacy Day, an annual event held September 8th to raise people's awareness of and concern for literacy issues around the world. This date was first claimed for the promotion of literacy by UNESCO (the United...
April is here and, as we peel away the layers of winter, blooms peeking everywhere bring a joyous creative energy that ought to be poured onto a page. Whether you are writing in your journal or drawing in your...
If you’re looking forward to the arrival of spring, then perhaps getting things in order isn’t far from your mind either. Paperblanks planners are excellent tools to help you plan, prioritize and stick to your goals. So, whether you use...
Have you ever had so much trouble wrapping up a story that you kept adding sentence after sentence, paragraph after paragraph or even chapter after chapter in search of a conclusion? Maybe you have run out of steam halfway through...
In Literary Landmarks, we feature significant locations from the world of literature. From popular cafe hangouts of the intellectual elite to childhood homes turned into cultural museums, Literary Landmarks tend to be specific spots that our favourite authors have...
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...
The doomed lovers, the creation epic, the underdog hero... these are all archetypal story arcs that show up in literature from every time period and corner of the globe. But if you think that the critiquing and analyzing of...
If you’re a writer, you’ll know the importance of possessing the right tools and part of your toolbox should be the correct writing space. Your space is, first and foremost, a work area. But it’s worthwhile creating one that...