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  • [Art Challenge] Big Bang 2020 EXTENSION + Prizes

    So far we've only had one artist sign up for our Big Bang Challenge. I'd love to see more participation in this event so I'm extending the deadline for claiming a story to Feb 15, extending the postin...

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    Posted Feb 4, 2020, 4:26:04 AM

  • 10 tips to START creating NOW (for artists and writers) Part 1

    Greetings PaperDemons. Today, I'm going to be sharing with you some practical tips to help you get started on that creative project. If you're new to PaperDemon.com or to my YouTube channel, welcome ...

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    Posted Jan 31, 2020, 1:22:09 AM

  • [Art Writing Challenge] 2020 Big Bang

    The start of the new year (and the new decade; welcome to the roaring 20s) is a great time for beginnings, for new things, and for fresh takes. In the spirit of all things not-yet-done-before, PaperD...

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    Posted Jan 7, 2020, 12:01:55 AM

  • What's In a Name?

    What are you? “So, what do you do?” “Oh, I… uh… I draw sometimes… I write, a little, I guess… it’s nothing, just messing around…” Does that sound familiar? Can you hear your own voice saying a similar...

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    Posted Dec 31, 2019, 11:15:24 PM

  • 5 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Yourself as a CREATOR

    Here at PaperDemon, we're all about helping you get motivated so you can be productive and confident in your abilities as a super badass artist, writer, musician, etc. To that end, I started drafting ...

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    Posted Dec 20, 2019, 12:51:29 AM

  • The 1 mistake Huevember artists make

    We're about half way through the month of November and the Huevember challenge and there's one mistake I see artists across the interwebs making with the Huevember challenge that I just have to tell y...

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    Posted Nov 18, 2019, 5:06:32 PM

  • Registration open for Secret Santa Art trade 2019

    'Tis the season of giving. What better way for us to give than giving the gift of our own personal creations. This is a wonderful opportunity us to get to know one another and our original or favorite...

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    Posted Nov 14, 2019, 6:41:58 PM

  • November 2019 Meetup

    If you're new to our community, welcome! Participating in a meetup is one of the best ways to feel included in the community. Meet ups provide a space for people to celebrate their success, get criti...

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    Posted Nov 8, 2019, 3:50:27 PM

  • Who the F cares about ICQ, AIM, MSNM?!

    The profile handles feature has gotten a big overhaul under the hood. What are profile handles? It's your username on other websites (e.g. Twitter, Instagram, etc). We've removed outdated relic servi...

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    Posted Nov 7, 2019, 1:22:52 AM

  • Huevember, Slowvember, NaNoWriMo [Art Writing Challenges]

    Did you participate in Inktober? That's awesome and worth being proud of! Don't forget to tag your art with inktober and collect your experience points! Also I recently learned there was another vari...

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    Posted Oct 30, 2019, 3:18:13 AM