Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
Penguin Publishing Group; Reprint edition, September 27, 2016
This book serves as an inspirational guide, and call to action, to overcoming fear and living your best life as a creative.
Creativity Unlocked: An Inside-Out Approach to a Life of Joy and Purpose by Chris Lumry
OneStepGrowth LLC, June 21, 2022
In this book, Chris Lumry provides actionable steps to finding fulfillment and joy via creativity.
The Artist’s Way: 25th Anniversary Edition by Julia Cameron
TarcherPerigee; Anniversary edition, October 25, 2016
Often looked at as the classic guide to creativity, The Artist’s Way gives sound advice for how to live as an artist.
Creative Doing: 75 Practical Exercises to Unblock Your Creative Potential in Your Work, Hobby, or Next Career by Herbert Lui
Holloway, Inc., May 9, 2022
Creative Doing provides useful exercises to help you discover, and maintain, your creative side.
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
Workman Publishing Company; 1st edition, February 28, 2012
Austin Kleon gives an insider’s look into useful principles about creativity that you may not hear anywhere else.
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Black Irish Entertainment LLC; 47716th edition, January 11, 2012
This book serves as a guide to identifying and overcoming your creative blocks.
Creativity: It’s Not What You Think: An Artist’s Journey from Mind to Heart to the Source of All Creativity by Don Campbell
Independently published, February 11, 2021
An important aspect of creativity is listening to your intuition and inner voice, and this book provides you with the guidance you need to really tune into those things.
Making It in the Art World: Strategies for Exhibitions and Funding by Brainard Carey
Allworth; 2nd edition, June 1, 2021
This book serves as a thorough guide to what you need to do to turn your creativity into a career.
Let There Be Art by Rachel Marie Kang
Revell, October 11, 2022
Regardless of your craft, Let There Be Art shows that creativity is for everyone – not just a select few.
The Creative Cure: How Finding and Freeing Your Inner Artist Can Heal Your Life by Jacob Nordby
Hierophant Publishing, February 16, 2021
A unique take on creativity, The Creative Cure describes how you can use your creative side to improve your life.
Inspired: Understanding Creativity: A Journey Through Art, Science, and the Soul by Matt Richtel
HarperLuxe; Large type / Large print edition, April 19, 2022
This book discusses the science of creativity to help readers harness their own creative nature.
Creativity Unleashed: A Woman’s Guide to Unlock Flow and Finally Finish Creative Projects Every Day by Amber Kuileimailani Bonnici
Compassionate Mind Collaborative, October 6, 2022
Creativity Unleashed is part guide and part journal with the goal of helping you overcome creative procrastination.