The Artist's Way

25th Anniversary Edition
by Julia Cameron | 272 pages

This is the 25th Anniversary Edition of the classic book that has inspired millions of creative people around the world. It’s essentially a 12-week course in helping us “discover” and “recover” our creative selves. It’s *packed* with exercises and questions to help us connect with the “Great Creator” within as we free up our latent creative potential. Big Ideas we explore include: the spiral path, morning pages, artist dates, gain disguised as loss, and the magic, grace and power of action.


“This book is what I do. For a decade now, I have taught a spiritual workshop aimed at freeing people’s creativity. I have taught artists and nonartists, painters and filmmakers and homemakers and lawyers—anyone interested in living more creatively through practicing an art; even more broadly, anyone interested in practicing the art of creative living. While using, teaching, and sharing tools I have found, devised, divined, and been handed, I have seen blocks dissolved and lives transformed by the simple process of engaging the Great Creator in discovering and recovering our creative powers.

‘The Great Creator’? That sounds like some Native American god. That sounds too Christian, too New Age, too . . .’ Stupid? Simple-minded? Threatening? . . . I know. Think of it as an exercise in open-mindedness. Just think, ‘Okay, Great Creator, whatever that is,’ and keep reading. Allow yourself to experiment with the idea there might be a Great Creator and you might get some kind of use from it in freeing your own creativity.”

~ Julia Cameron from The Artist’s Way

This is the 25th Anniversary Edition of the classic book that has inspired millions of creative people around the world.

It’s essentially a 12-week course in helping us “discover” and “recover” our creative selves. It’s *packed* with exercises and questions to help us connect with the “Great Creator” within as we free up our latent creative potential. (Get the book here.)

(It also has some amazing quotes on the sidebar of each page. :)

We explore a lot of similar Ideas in our Optimal Living 101 Master Class: Creativity 101. Check that out along with our growing collection of Notes on Creativity titles.

As you’d expect, it’s packed with Big Ideas. I’m excited to share a few of my favorites so let’s jump straight in!

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About the author

Authors

Julia Cameron

Award-winning poet, playwright, and filmmaker.