Inspiring Creativity

Unleash the creativity already inside you.

Halloween is a brilliant time to get creative, whether it's fashioning your own costume, rustling up some eerie treats or crafting some spooky stories — there’s always something to sink your teeth into. With so many tales and stories...
Through one-on-one mentoring and creative writing workshops, WriteGirl encourages girls to develop their creative talents in the literary arts. In workshops and mentoring sessions, young women are provided with the means to explore writing in all genres and forms. One...
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...
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...
This Friday, June 21st is an important day here in Vancouver – and across our country and world – for many reasons. Notably, it is recognized as both International Day of Yoga and Indigenous Peoples Day. While it may seem...
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...
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or have been thinking about incorporating journalling into your life for some time, it’s always helpful to have a place to start. One of the many benefits of journalling is that it encourages self-awareness, which...
A few years ago we all had a good, heartwarming belly laugh when the Double Rainbow video went viral. And while the common assumption at the time was that the man who was so intensely moved by the majesty...
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...
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...