The Creative Habit

The Creative Habit Learn It and Use It for Life : A Practical Guide

1st Simon & Schuster pbk Edition

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Synopsis

What makes someone creative? How does someone face the empty page, the empty stage and making something where nothing existed before? Not just a dilemma for the artist, it is something everyone faces everyday. What will I cook that isn't boring? How can I make that memo persuasive? What sales pitch will increase the order, get me the job, lock in that bonus? These too, are creative acts, and they all share a common need: proper preparation.
For Twyla Tharp, creativity is no mystery; it's the product of hard work and preparation, of knowing one's aims and one's subject, of learning from approaches taken in the past. It's a process undertaken every day. It's a habit. The Creative Habit is not merely a look inside the mind of a remarkable woman with remarkable skills, but a programmatic, inspiring, encouraging guide to help each of us achieve our fullest creative potential.

Book information

ISBN: 9780743235273
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Pub date:
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster pbk Edition
DEWEY: 153.35
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Sales rank: 1982
Number of pages: 243
Weight: 472g
Height: 229mm
Width: 179mm
Spine width: 17mm