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5 Books That Will Spark Your Creativity

by Kristen Fisher

Feeling like you’ve fallen into a slump, writer’s block or simply a lackluster sensation? Whether it’s the time of year (Winter can hit some individuals harder than others, this can be attributed to Season Affective Disorder), demanding job, or other elements that have overrun your life… this list could be the answer.

5.) Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon

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Austin Kleon’s book will through your entire world into perspective. While Kleon openly talks about the highs and lows of the creative mind; it comes to our attention that the pressure we have put on ourselves can stump any creative flow. Try being yourself is the best advice Kleon throws into each page and you will not be sorry about it.

4.) Zen in the Art of Writing: Releasing the Creative Genius Within You by Ray Bradbury

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Leave it to Ray Bradbury to set us on the right path. This is for the writer’s who tend to come across moments of self-doubt, self-annoyance and the general world of the wars with themselves. Bradbury suggests that not only should we take a grand look at the whole picture but, take the time to fall in love with the little details of life.

3.) Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life by Peter Himmelmann

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Peter Himmelmann took a leap of faith with “Let Me Out”. This book contains virtually every faucet or avenue when it comes to unleashing your inner spark. This is a book about being able to craft a successful creative notion into your everyday life.

2.) Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age by Jeff Goins

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The old wives tale that a starving artist is a true artist has been altered throughout the years. In this golden age of millennials and technology, where do these starving artists stand? Matter of fact Jeff Goins brings into focus how surviving the starving initiative is a thing of the past.

1.) The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp

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Twyla Tharp offers the best advice anyone could ask for, that being creativity should be used as a habit to infiltrate everyday life. Creativity does not have to be this impossible endeavor. Instead, a creative spark is already at our fingertips.

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