Creative is a Verb: if you’re alive, you’re creative(Nov 2010)
Your life is the work of art.
Following up on her successful Life Is a Verb, and in the tradition of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way, Patti Digh here presents a book that leads readers by both heart and head to acknowledge, reinforce, and use their own creative spirit. Creative Is a Verb is a book for everyone, whether you say, “I’m not creative” or “I’m just a dabbler” or “I’m an artist.” Original artwork enhances each essay, contributed by artist/followers of the author’s blog, 37 days.
Thirty-three related essays are organized around six overarching themes that guide readers beyond the fear of creativity to embrace their inner artist. As the author says, “If you’re alive, you’re creative.” Among the themes: “Be Ordinary,” “See More,” “Get Present,” and
“Catch Fire.” Each essay is followed by creative exercises for the reader, allowing her to apply the principles of each story to her own life. (Original artwork contributed by artist/followers of the author’s blog, 37days, enhance each essay)