Wednesday, April 25, 2007


Cultivating Creativity
Aha!: 10 ways to free your creative spirit and find your great ideas by Jordan Ayan
The artist's way: a spiritual path to higher creativity by Julia Cameron
Make your creative dreams real: a plan for procrastinators, perfectionists, busy people, avoiders, and people who would really rather sleep all day by Sark
The creative habit: learn it and use it for life: a practical guide by Twyla Tharp
Spilling Open; the art of becoming yourself by Sabrina Ward Harrison

Creatively Crafty
Ready Made; How to Make (Almost) Everything by Shoshana Berger
Fabulous Jewelry from Found Objects by Marthe Le Van
Sew Easy by Linda Lee
Generation T 108 ways to transform a T-shirt by Megan Nicolay
Knitprovisation by Cilla Ramnek

Creative between the Covers
Artists' journals and sketchbooks: exploring and creating personal pages by Lynne Perrella
How to Make a Journal of Your Life by d. price
More making books by hand: exploring miniature books, alternative structures, and found objects written and illustrated Peter and Donna Thomas
The Altered Book Scrapbook by Susan Ure

Creative Folk
Raw creation: outsider art and beyond by John Maisels
Self-made worlds: visionary folk art environments by Roger Manley
52 Projects by Jeffrey Yamaguchi

Creative at Work
Zen and the Art of Making a Living by Laurence G. Boldt
Creating a life worth living by Carol Lloyd
Idea revolution: guidelines and prompts for brainstorming alone, in groups or with clients by Clare Warmke

Creative with Friends
I like you : hospitality under the influence by Amy Sedaris
Simply Green Parties by Danny Seo
Fete accompli! : the ultimate guide to creative entertaining by Lara Shriftman

Creative with Kids
Playing smart : the family guide to enriching, offbeat learning activities for ages 4-14 by Susan K. Perry

Creative at Home
Vintage Fabric Style by Lucinda Ganderton and Rose Hammick
Makeover magic: stylish ideas to transform your home on a budget by Andrea Maflin
Dollar store decor: 101 projects for lush living that won't break the bank by Mark Montano

Writing ’round the Block
No Plot? No Problem! A low-stress, high-velocity guide to writing a novel in 30 days by Chris Baty
The writer's idea book by Jack Heffron
Will write for food: the complete guide to writing cookbooks, restaurant reviews, articles, memoir, fiction, and more… by Dianne Jacob
The Pocket Muse by Monica Wood

Creatively Fictitious
The Weather in Berlin by Ward Just
This is Not a Novel by David Markson

We are All Creative Creatures
Elephants can paint too! by Katya Arnold
Why cats paint: a theory of feline aesthetics by Heather Busch

Creativity Book Chat
April 25, 2007
Saint Paul Public Library

--Katrina & Laura