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The 10 Stages of the Creative Process
The 10 Stages of the Creative Process

Listen to your hunches, sponge up ideas, let them marinate, and know when you’re done.

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William S. Burroughs on Creativity
William S. Burroughs on Creativity

“The price an artist pays for doing what he wants is that he has to do it.”

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The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography
The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography

“The most important possible thing you can do is do a lot of work.”

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How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Come From
How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Come From

The power of desperation, deadlines, and daydreaming.

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Compiling as a Creative Act: What Duke Ellington’s Remixing Reveals about Plagiarism and Innovation
Compiling as a Creative Act: What Duke Ellington’s Remixing Reveals about Plagiarism and Innovation

Is genius a mosaic of “magpielike borrowings”?

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Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives
Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love.

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