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Creativity : a short and cheerful guide / John Cleese.

By: Cleese, John [author.]Material type: TextTextEdition: First editionDescription: 103 pages : illustrations ; 19 cmISBN: 9780385348270; 0385348274Other title: Short and cheerful guideSubject(s): Creative ability | Creative thinking | Wit and humor | Creativity | Creativite | Humour | creativity | humor | SELF-HELP / Creativity | HUMOR / Topic / Language | SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational | Wit and humor | Creative ability | Creative thinkingGenre/Form: Wit and Humor | humor. | Humor. | Self-help publications. | Humor. | Self-help publications. | Humour. | Livres de croissance personnelle.DDC classification: 153.3/5 LOC classification: BF408 | .C54 2020
Contents:
Introduction -- The creative mindset -- "Hare brain, tortoise mind" -- Hints and suggestions -- "Write about what you know" -- Looking for inspiration -- Making an imaginative leap -- Keeping going -- Coping with setbacks -- Get your panic in early -- Your thoughts follow your mood -- The dangers of over-confidence -- Testing your idea -- Kill your darling -- Seeking a second opinion.
Summary: The Monty Python comic master shares lighthearted advice on how anyone can learn the skill of creativity, drawing on personal experience to explain how to get into the right frame of mind, develop worthwhile ideas, and overcome blocks.
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Introduction -- The creative mindset -- "Hare brain, tortoise mind" -- Hints and suggestions -- "Write about what you know" -- Looking for inspiration -- Making an imaginative leap -- Keeping going -- Coping with setbacks -- Get your panic in early -- Your thoughts follow your mood -- The dangers of over-confidence -- Testing your idea -- Kill your darling -- Seeking a second opinion.

The Monty Python comic master shares lighthearted advice on how anyone can learn the skill of creativity, drawing on personal experience to explain how to get into the right frame of mind, develop worthwhile ideas, and overcome blocks.

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