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Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century by Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(4.25 from 4 reviews)
If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincide
Work of Art: The Craft of Creativity by James Hegarty
Price: Free! Words: 29,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(4.00 from 1 review)
Creativity is real. We can all be creative. There’s no entry fee, no requirements, no external expectations, no limits. In this book, Hegarty takes apart the creative process and shows everyone how to build their ideas from inspiration to completion. WORK OF ART is about the craft of creativity - the work process - that turns great ideas into something awesome and real-world.
Don't Chew on the Sharp End of the Pencil by Brad OH
Price: Free! Words: 22,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of writing stories to inspire authors and help laypeople find the writer within.
Brave Artist: Getting The Work Done by Jeannie Thomma
Price: Free! Words: 26,650. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help(4.00 from 1 review)
Brave Artist shines a light on the courage that is required to pursue the artistic path. Written as a series of questions, it is a powerful guide for readers who are in search of a way to identify and remove the creative blocks that keep them stuck. At its core, Brave Artist is a book about belief, and the mindset that is required to own and take full responsibility for your creative power.
5 Secrets of Story Structure: How to Write a Novel That Stands Out by K.M. Weiland
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you’ve read all the books on story structure and concluded there has to be more to it than just three acts and a couple of plot points, then you’re absolutely right! It’s time to notch up your writing education from “basic” to “black belt.” Internationally published author K.M. Weiland shares five “secret” techniques of advanced story structure.
Wheel of Wisdom - The Whole-brain Creative Thinking Game by Peter Harris
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Has the world lost its marbles? Well don’t lose yours! Use the Wheel of Wisdom to ‘Think Full Circle’ and solve any problem a mad world can throw at you! Download the free gameboard and use it to create ideas and solve problems. It ‘patterns’ your mind for amazingly clear, balanced whole-brain thinking. Take turns to ‘be’ Love/listening, Beauty/creativity, Truth/reasoning, and Freedom/action.
Brainstorming with Writing Prompts by Karen Freeman-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Demonstrates how-to use the free automated writing prompts from Plagerize.Me to brainstorm your next story using a randomly generated set of writing prompts.
How to Work for Yourself: 100 Ways to Make the Time, Energy and Priorities to Start a Business, Book or Blog by Bryan Cohen
Price: Free! Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Author Bryan Cohen has put in hundreds of hours of refining his techniques for starting a business, book or blog so that you don't have to. By using Cohen's tips and tricks, you'll start planning your creative project immediately with optimized time, renewed energy and an improved life balance. This concise 16,000-word book comes with the added bonus of free access to Cohen's online course.
How to be Creative - A Passport to Creativity by Peter Harris
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This 'passport to creativity' is a simple guide to creating entirely new things, making creative improvements, and solving problems, using the 'IdeaTree', a five-part diagram of process which enables all stages to be clearly visualised. The IdeaTree diagram also makes it clear just how the creative 'zone' can fit in with the other essential aspects of life and work, in a dynamic balance.
CRUNCH TIME : A Self-Motivating Survival Memoir from a First Year Artist + Entrepreneur by Terrisa Coobs
Price: Free! Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Crunch time is first and foremost, a memoir. It contains 50 of the author's most personal, yet actionable life lessons learned throughout the first year in pursuit of success. Written during one of the more challenging times of the author's entrepreneurial journey, the tone is intentionally personal and yet intensely motivating. Crunch time is not meant as a guide, but certainly an inspiration.
No Red Pen - Writers, Writing Groups & Critique by Victoria A. Hudson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Everyone has a story. The process of creating, refining and ultimately releasing it into the wild that is publication in the world needs to be a respectful one. No Red Pen is not an overview of writing groups - it is a manifesto for a different paradigm for workshop and critique. A portion of sales benefit the annual Victoria A. Hudson Emerging Writer Prize.
Creative Toolbox: 25 different ways to spark your imagination and transform your life and work by Jocelyn Paige Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 8,600. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Creative Toolbox is creative inspiration when you need it. Open to a topic and start creating right now.
Writing! by Teymur Roshdi
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
'Writing!' is an article about the purpose and the goal of creative writing,about the impact of words on our world today and what all writers are searching for by writing novels,stories,science-fiction and so,also why some writers and authors became famous throughout human history.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: Using Film Structure to Outline Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: Free! Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
Campfire In The Classroom by Johnny Hart
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Classroom management, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Have you ever wanted to use storytelling as a means to teach academic content? Are you a teacher, mentor or therapist working in a school setting looking for a deeper way to connect with your students' inner self? This ebook will prepare you to take the first step to using storytelling as a means to impart timeless wisdom and keep the principal happy by covering Common Core Performance Standards.
The Marketing Guide by John Monyjok Maluth
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The negative concept about the traditional book marketing is that, a certain company must publish your book. This concept is now past. It is not modern even though some authors are relying on this concept even today. Getting into public is the main issue. The quality of your book matters the most.
Outsmart the Unexpected: Grow Your Creativity the Edge-of-your-seat Way by Regina Pacelli
Price: $6.99 $3.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A fun book of no-time-to-lose, far out predicaments in story form (it's NOT a how-to book). It's up to you to figure a way out of the fix the central characters suddenly find themselves in. Dive into the unexpected and bring your creative side along!
See What You Think, How to Work Better and Faster With VisiMap by Norah Bolton
Price: Free! Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A how- to guide using VisiMap or any mind mapping software to enhance productivity in business and personal life.
What Everyone Should Know About Super-efficient Learning by Jennifer April
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Skills(5.00 from 1 review)
Super-efficient learning doesn’t need to be a trick to work well. It simply means recognizing what is actually going on when you reach a new level of insight and finding approaches to help you reach those stages consistently. This book will help you become a super-efficient learner. It presents 10 powerful learning principles that will super-charge your learning.