Levitt & Dubner’s Think Like a Freak in 30 nuggets

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Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

The authors of Freakonomics bring us another brilliant book. Think Like a Freak is about learning to think more rationally, creatively, and productively. It offers a new way to solve problems big or small, personal or global. Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s book is funny and interesting, and will teach you to see the world in a new way.

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Why good readers can become great writers – Stephen King

On Writing by Stephen King

“I grew up as a part of America’s lower middle class, and they’re the people I can write about with the most honesty and knowledge”, writes Stephen King, the award-winning author of bestsellers such as Carrie, The Shining and The Dark Tower.

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Get it write: how to self-publish successfully

Write. Publish. Repeat. by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant

Successful authors Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant combined their insider knowledge to offer aspiring writers a fool-proof guide to self-publishing. Read on to find out why Write. Publish. Repeat. is a must-read before you start writing.

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How to turn your thoughts into a bestseller

The Book in a Box Method: The New Way to Quickly and Easily Write Your Book (Even If You’re Not a Writer) by Tucker Max and Zach Obront

Tucker Max and Zach Obront have great ideas, stemming from their extensive writing background. I find their style rather personal and casual, even being in places even outspoken.

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Austin Kleon: 10 Ways to Show Your Work & Reveal Your Strengths

Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon

Is it a sign of lack of modesty to believe too much in your work? Or calling yourself an artist? This is not a teasing. The answer is very simple: NO.

But is the modesty a disease that creates a wall between artists and the world who’s expecting their work?

Maybe.YES/NO/I have no idea. Which one will be your answer?

Austin Kleon teaches us 10 valuable lessons about overcoming those unproductive forms of modesty that lead us directly on becoming nobody.

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Handmade Entrepreneur: How to Turn Hobby into Business

The Handmade Entrepreneur by Dani Marie

What does handmade entrepreneur mean? Two hands defy the nowadays’ technology, the eyes are focused on beauty only, and imaginations runs free through colors, images, and shapes. We usually call this a HANDMADE. Marketers call it PRODUCT.

Have you ever thought about turning your hobbies into a profitable business? Now it’s time to think more seriously about it. Dani Marie says it loud: IT IS POSSIBLE. Check the book summary and some nuggets (visual quotes from books) from The Handmade Entrepreneur.

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Creativity Inc. : Success as a Toy in the Hands of Creatives

Creativity Inc. by  Ed Catmull &  Amy Wallace

If I had to rephrase the prerequisite of success of Ed Catmull, I guess would be no better choice than the following sequence:

Woody: Buzz, you’ve got wings! You glow in the dark! You talk! Your helmet does that, that… *whoosh* thing! You are a cool toy!

[loses steam]

Woody: As a matter of fact, you’re *too* cool.”

(Toy Story)

What do I mean about that? I invite you to join me to the Creativity, Inc‘s book summary. My promise? To quench your thirst for information, to give you access to great nuggets (visual quotes from book) and still leave you wanting for some more.

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