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Interviews with artists, authors and real-life journallers.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was a Boston-born writer, poet, and editor who is widely considered to be one of history’s masters of dark, mysterious poetry and prose. Weaving an unnerving sense of luridness throughout much of his work, Poe...
Nothing makes us happier than hearing that our notebooks are being used, loved and cherished. It fills our hearts with joy when someone writes and tells us how their Paperblanks notebooks are part of something special, so we didn’t...
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...
Mystical and enticing big-eyed characters, ranging from the classical to the contemporary. Fantastic creatures and colourful accents over moody backdrops, then suddenly sweet in unexpected places. This is the magical world of French author and illustrator Benjamin Lacombe, one...
Samuel Longhorne Clemens (1835-1910), known by the pen name Mark Twain, has been called “the father of American literature. ” In his day he was America’s most famous literary icon. A humorist, satirist, lecturer and novelist, Twain combined narrative...
This Sunday, April 15th would have been Leonardo da Vinci's 566th birthday – making today the perfect time to celebrate this original Renaissance Man. Leonardo's works in the realm of art, particularly painting and anatomical sketches, are well celebrated, but...
For our "X Questions With" series, we're speaking with talented individuals from around the world who have inspired us with their creativity and passion. If you have a story to tell or someone you'd like to see profiled, let...
Who doesn’t love to receive a thoughtful greeting card this time of year? (Or at any time of the year, for that matter.) In this digital age, many would say handwritten notes are a thing of the past and...
Happy birthday, John Hancock! Every year, January 23rd is celebrated in the United States as National Handwriting Day, in honour of the birthday of John Hancock, the first signatory of the Declaration of Independence. Handwriting Day has been taken up...
Joe Whale, better known as The Doodle Boy, might be only 11 years old but he’s already a thriving artist. His bold, deceptively simple drawings using a black marker have taken the internet by storm, and his list of...