Ignore Everybody and 39 other Keys to Creativity

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by KeenanO, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. Alright people. I found the best book for magicians. Its not about coins. Its not about cards, and its not about toothpaste magic, which ive heard is picking up. The whole book is about CREATIVITY. 40 rules on nothing but how to do what you love uniquely, and succesfully. Here are just some of my favorites.

    -The idea doesnt have to be big, it just has to be yours.
    -Everyone is born creative;everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten.
    -Keep your day job.
    -The more talented someone is, the less they need the props.
    -Sing your own voice.
    -Dont worry about finding inspiration. It will come eventually.
    -The best way to get approval is to not need it.

    Ignore Everybody and 39 other Keys to Creativity by Hugh Macleod.
    Check it out guys.
  2. wow i cant believe it , I have this book... havent started reading it yet , but its almost its turn.. haha
  3. What's the author and title?
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  5. Wow... I just scored points for perception.
  6. I almost missed it too, there was too much talk about the book and not enough mentioning of the book =P
  7. Will definitely check it out, thanks for that :)
  8. I'm definitely going to be looking into this myself...
  9. Your favorite quotes really touched my heart, it started to bleed.Hehehe...Nice book
  10. you bleed from the heart? You really might want to get that checked out.
  11. Just got this book on Amazon, on your recommendation...
    Thanks =D
  12. In fact having now read this book I have decided to take the advice therein. "Don't try to stand out from the crowd; avoid crowds altogether." Coupled with something Derren Brown mentions in Pure Effect, it seems to me that the obvious solution is... obvious.
    I will be leaving Theory11.

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