This is a book summary on Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon.
You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from Austin Kleon, a young author and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, and creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age,Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, exercises, and examples put listeners directly in touch with their artistic side.
When Austin was asked to address college students in upstate New York, he shaped his speech around the 10 things he wished someone had told him when he was starting out. The talk went viral, and its author dug deeper into his own ideas to create Steal Like an Artist. The result is inspiring, hip, original, practical, and entertaining. And it's filled with new truths about creativity - that nothing is original. So embrace influence, collect ideas, and remix and re-imagine to discover your own path.
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"Austin Kleon is positively one of the most interesting people on the Internet ... Kleon makes an articulate and compelling case for combinatorial creativity and the role of remix in the idea economy." (The Atlantic)
"Breezy and fun, and yes, scary. Scary because it calls your bluff." (Seth Godin)
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