Marry Your Muse: Making a Lasting Commitment to Your Creativity / Edition 1

Marry Your Muse: Making a Lasting Commitment to Your Creativity / Edition 1

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by Jan Phillips
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0835607593

ISBN-13: 9780835607599

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Quest Books

Working and would-be writers, photographers, painters, journal keepers, sculptors, musicians, poets, and creative folk in every field will find inspiration and practical suggestions in this joyous book. This complete course in creative expression is based on Jan Phillips' smash "Marry Your Muse" workshops, and was chosen a Ben Franklin Award gold medal winner for

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Working and would-be writers, photographers, painters, journal keepers, sculptors, musicians, poets, and creative folk in every field will find inspiration and practical suggestions in this joyous book. This complete course in creative expression is based on Jan Phillips' smash "Marry Your Muse" workshops, and was chosen a Ben Franklin Award gold medal winner for 1997.

In Part One, the stirring affirmations of The Artist's Creed empower us to become more confident and productive. In Part Two, anecdotes, photographs, quotations to ponder, fun and effective exercises help us discover a deep and satisfying form of self-expression. In Part Three, the heartful stories of working artists inspire us to fall in love with the artist within

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835607599
Publisher:
Quest Books
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
1st Quest Edition
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
PART ONE: Committing to the Creative Journey,
The Artist's Creed,
You Are Worth the Time,
Your Work Is Worthy,
You Have the Right,
Becoming One with Life,
Your Work Flows Like a River,
What You Are Called To Do,
The Time You Spend Creating Is Precious,
What Matters Is the Newness,
You Are Not Alone,
As the Muse Gives, So Does She Deserve,
PART TWO: Staying on the Path,
Letting the Heart Sound the Beat,
Mom's Advice,
Giving the Artist Within Half a Chance,
Start Anyway,
Leaving the Chaos Behind,
Keeping the Journey Mind,
Going First,
The Little Wise Ones,
A Deeper Kind of Seeing,
Believing in the Dream,
The Art of Activism,
Stretching the Boundaries of Creativity,
Eliminate Your Enemies,
The Workplace, the Wave, and the In-Between,
Jewels in Our Midst,
Pass the Stardust, Please,
PART THREE: Passing the Stardust,
Sheila Bender,
Judith Ann Benedict,
Karen Elias,
William F. Farnan,
Eryk Hanut,
Shirlene Holmes,
Sister Paula Matthew, CSJ,
Eunice Scarfe,
Tammy Tarbell-Boehning,
Cris Williamson and Tret Fure,
WORKS CITED,

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Marry Your Muse: Making a Lasting Commitment to Your Creativity 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Jan Phillips brings a gentle, even poetic, sensitivity to the opportunities and challenges of really living a creative life. Her Guidelines make a powerful way to work for anyone-artist or other. This approach will make a difference in expanding your creativity!