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A Listmania! list by Geri S. Hoekzema "Flights of Fancy" (Vancouver, WA USA)
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The list author says: "These are the resources I turn to when I need ideas, want to remind myself why I do what I do, or when I just want to take a break from doing."
The Artist's Way
1.  The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
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  "This is a good place to start, especially if you've been told in the past that you "can't" write/draw/sing."
$26.66   Used & New from: $12.27
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The Vein of Gold: A Journey to Your Creative Heart
2.  The Vein of Gold: A Journey to Your Creative Heart by Julia Cameron
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  "In this book Cameron helps you pinpoint your vein of gold - what you do best."
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A Big New Free Happy Unusual Life: Self Expression and Spiritual Practice for Those Who Have Time for Neither
3.  A Big New Free Happy Unusual Life: Self Expression and Spiritual Practice for Those Who Have Time for Neither by Nina Wise
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  "Wise shows how to use your five senses and your intuition to make the most mundane day extraordinary."
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Claiming Your Creative Self: True Stories from the Everyday Lives of Women
4.  Claiming Your Creative Self: True Stories from the Everyday Lives of Women by Eileen M. Clegg
The list author says:
  "Hear how women with "ordinary" jobs like hair stylist and food server turn their work into art."
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What It Is
5.  What It Is by Lynda Barry
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  "Comic artist Lynda Barry shows that it's not difficult to create a story, and shares much of her own story along the way."
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The Life Organizer: A Woman's Guide to a Mindful Year
6.  The Life Organizer: A Woman's Guide to a Mindful Year by Jennifer Louden
The list author says:
  "Since this is a year-long organizer with springboard questions for mindful decision making, it's best to buy a new or gently-used copy."
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Make Your Creative Dreams Real: A Plan for Procrastinators, Perfectionists, Busy People, and People Who Would Really Rather Sleep All Day
7.  Make Your Creative Dreams Real: A Plan for Procrastinators, Perfectionists, Busy People, and People Who Would Really Rather Sleep All Day by Sark
The list author says:
  "Good resource if you're new to the work-and-art-life balance. Probably too simple for for more experienced readers but the hand lettering and illustrations make each of Sark's books fun to browse."
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Sark's New Creative Companion: Ways to Free Your Creative Spirit
8.  Sark's New Creative Companion: Ways to Free Your Creative Spirit by Sark
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  "And more ideas..."
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Refuse to Choose!: Use All of Your Interests, Passions, and Hobbies to Create the Life and Career of Your Dreams
9.  Refuse to Choose!: Use All of Your Interests, Passions, and Hobbies to Create the Life and Career of Your Dreams by Barbara Sher
The list author says:
  "This is one of two perfect books for those of us who regularly have a bunch of irons in the fire. Sher shows how to make time for multiple interests even when you think you don't have time."
$13.67   Used & New from: $2.95
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The Renaissance Soul: Life Design for People with Too Many Passions to Pick Just One
10.  The Renaissance Soul: Life Design for People with Too Many Passions to Pick Just One by Margaret Lobenstine
The list author says:
  "And this is the second perfect book. I especially liked her section on finding the right work-for-a-living job."
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The Big Book of Pop Culture: A How-to Guide for Young Artists
11.  The Big Book of Pop Culture: A How-to Guide for Young Artists by Hal Niedzviecki
The list author says:
  "I love his definition of pop culture: it's accessible and it's DiY. I also love his pop culture manifesto: we all have a right to create and share what we create. We also have a right to create for the sheer joy of it, not for fame or money."
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Last updated: 3/16/11
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