Unlock your creativity.
An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life.
Nothing is original, so embrace influence, school yourself through the work of others, remix and reimagine to discover your own path. Follow interests wherever they take you—what feels like a hobby may turn into you life’s work. Forget the old cliché about writing what you know: Instead, write the book you want to read, make the movie you want to watch.
And finally, stay Smart, stay out of debt, and risk being boring in the everyday world so that you have the space to be wild and daring in your imagination and your work.
“Brilliant and real and true.”—Rosanne Cash
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One of the best books I ever read
It really opened my eyes, I was in a really dark place with nowhere to go and this book made me realize how great “thief” I am. Thank you!
Simple and Motivational
For the person on the cusp of creating greatness! Relatable, simple read with guidance for any go-getter.
One of my most creatively productive friends suggested this book to me. Told me Thursday, bought it Friday, read it all and had to write this review today. This books leads you to such a fresh perspective on how you think about yourself and everything else creatively. Wonderful for how big of a message it gives, while being so limited in size. I read this book in a day(first time that’s happened) and I can’t wait to reread it again when I’m feeling unbalanced in life.