What are the best books about creativity?

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    #1Whole Lotta Creativity Going On

    Whole Lotta Creativity Going On

    Whole Lotta Creativity Going On: 60 Fun and Unusual Exercises to Awaken and Strengthen Your Creativity is a guidebook written by Regina Pacelli. It was released in 2013. It is about different types of activities to boost creativity.

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    Phillip May
    Written on May 4, 2018
    ""Whole Lotta Creativity Going On" is a book with tons of different ideas to get you thinking. The idea behind this book is to open up your creative mind and to change the way you look at solving everyday problems."
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    #2The Soul of Creativity

    The Soul of Creativity

    The Soul of Creativity: Insights into the Creative Process is a guidebook on creativity authored and edited by Tona Pearce Myers. It was released in 1999. It had many contributors, including Pat Allen, Hal Zina Bennett, and Echo Bodine.

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    Christian Jones
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This book is a wonderful collection of essays that encourage and inspire. It may not be the best one on the market, but it is a good read."
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    #3A Kick in the Seat of the Pants

    A Kick in the Seat of the Pants

    A Kick in the Seat of the Pants: Using Your Explorer, Artist, Judge, and Warrior to Be More Creative is a guidebook written by Roger Von Eoch. It was first published in February 2012. It is about a simple process in creativity.

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    Bobby Perez
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "A close friend got this book for me when I had been complaining about writer's block for a while, and it was just what I needed. I wasn't immediately inspired to write the next great American novel, but the way it describes using four archetypes to dissect the creative process has been invaluable for me in working my way out of a rut. "
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    #4Awakening Genius in the Classroom

    Awakening Genius in the Classroom
    Awakening Genius in the Classroom is a guidebook for teaching written by Thomas Armstrong. It was released in July 1998. It is about how educators can inspire students to reach their creative potential.
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    Henry Barnes
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This book was designed to help teachers overcome obstacles that students might encounter while developing their own creativity. It isn't specifically about any type of arts and crafts, but instead focuses on the way of thinking, and how one can invoke curiosity as a tool."
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    #5Handbook of Creativity

    Handbook of Creativity

    Handbook of Creativity is a comprehensive guidebook on creativity written by Robert J. Sternberg. It was originally released in November 1998. It has 22 chapters on how to think creatively.

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    Patricia Harrison
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "This book is thick and plentiful. It worth time reading, but takes a long time."
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    #6Free Play

    Free Play

    Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art is a guidebook written by Stephen Nachmanovitch. It was originally released in June 1991. It is about how people can be spontaneous and creative in life and in art.

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    Olivia Wheeler
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "This book was not for me. My sense of creativity from the writers is defiantly different. "
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    #7The Mind Map Book

    The Mind Map Book

    The Mind Map Book: How to Use Radiant Thinking to Maximize Your Brain's Untapped Potential is a guidebook on creativity written by Tony Buzan and Barry Buzan. It was released in 1996 and became an international bestseller.

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    Carolyn Patel
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "I'm not one for self-help books, but this one was something I could get on board with. The reader really learns how to maximize his or her brainpower to magnify your brain's pattern of perception and association in the way you learn. A great book, but at the end of the day, still a little boring because of it's genre. "
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    #8The Creative Spirit

    The Creative Spirit
    The Creative Spirit is a study book written by Daniel Goleman, Paul Kaufman, and Michael Ray. It was first published in January 1993. It is about the innate creativity in everyone.
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    Olivia Carroll
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "This book really helped me in a time when I was out of ideas. It helped me look at things from another perspective. To be honest at first I thought the book wasnt going to help me, just bought it because I was in desperate need for new ideas."
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    #9Conscious Creativity

    Conscious Creativity

    Conscious Creativity; Mindfulness Meditations is a non-fiction self-help book written by Natasa Nuit Pantovic. It is first published in 2017 by Artof4Elements. 

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    Luis Alberto García
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I have always been fascinated with the idea of creativity. How the human mind can filter its surroundings into creativity. I wanted to learn how to improve this ability. This book taught me just that, through a series of life-affirming meditations. Its a great resource for anyone trying to live a more thoughtful and meaningful life."
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    #10Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Daniel Kahneman's international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, is a book that aims to explain the two systems that drive us to thinks. This book that has garnered, multiple other awards, was published on October 25th, 2011 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.



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    Evelyn Grant
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I have mixed feelings about this book for various reasons. The book is very interactive with the reader and some parts are a little condescending."
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    #11The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

    The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

    The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity is a bestselling non-fiction book written by Julia Cameron, first published in 1992. It aims to inspire readers to write as a way of engaging the mind for spiritual healing.

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    Kyle Diaz
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I was looking for new ways to channel my creativity when I decided maybe if I read up on it I would get some ideas. I read The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity to get my mind going. It helped a little, but I couldn't identify directly."

Summary

Best What are the best books about creativity
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Whole Lotta Creativity Going OnBooks 22 Paid
2The Soul of CreativityBooks 19 Paid
3A Kick in the Seat of the PantsBooks 19 Paid
4Awakening Genius in the ClassroomBooks 18 Paid
5Handbook of CreativityBooks 17 Paid
6Free PlayBooks 15 Paid
7The Mind Map BookBooks 14 Paid
8The Creative SpiritBooks 12 Paid
9Conscious CreativityBooks 10 Paid
10Thinking, Fast and SlowBooks 9 Paid
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