Books That Will Spark Your Creativity

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Unlock your creative ability by checking out one of these books from your local library:

Creative Quest by Questlove – Offers a guide to creativity composed of creative philosophies, stories, inspiration, and advice from the author’s own life and the numerous mentors and collaborators that he has encountered throughout his career.

Your Creative Career by Anna Sabino – Shows artists and creatives how to build a business that reflects their talent and passion while generating serious cash.

Art Before Breakfast by Danny Gregory – Intending to help those who want to express themselves creatively but think they don’t have the time, this book presents short artistic exercises that can be done on a plane, at the breakfast table, or during a meeting.

The Creative Curve by Allen Gannett – A marketing expert and CEO of a software analytics firm discusses the true path to commercial success, which involves achieving just the right balance between something novel and something familiar and provides tips and advice on how to get there.

Art Thinking by Amy Whitaker – A guide to working through the difficulties of thinking creatively while trying to get results uses practical ideas and principles from psychology, science, sports, law, business, and technology to help creative thinkers in any field get from Point A to Point B.

Creating Things That Matter by David A. Edwards – A world-renowned inventor, Harvard professor, and creator shares how he discovered a way of creating that transcends disciplines and incorporates the principles of aesthetics to invent things.

Bored and Brilliant by Manoush Zomorodi – The podcaster and radio host argues that boredom is essential in making lives happier and more productive, and includes exercises for bringing about critical and creative thinking.

The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People by Carol Eikleberry – A practical career guide for offbeat, creatively-inclined individuals seeking work that suits their unique skills, talents, and passions.

About Abby Harris

Abby is the Public Communications Specialist for JMRL.

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