Book Accidental genius : using writing to generate your best ideas, insight, and content / Mark Levy ; foreword by Tom Peters.
Publication year: 2010
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett-Koehler ; London : McGraw-Hill [
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781605095257 (pbk.) :
Mark Levy shows how to use a type of private, freestyle writing as a way of enhancing creative thinking and problem solving. The premise of the book that an individual has a better idea of his or her own ability to solve problems than others. There are extraordinary ideas inside your head but you're blocking them. Left to it's own devices, your brain shies away from the unfamiliar and unconventional. To grab the treasure in your mind, you have to distract your brain. For Mark Levy, the answer is freewriting. It's a deceptively simple technique: just start writing about something you care about. Anything. Forget about grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Set the timer and go. But it's far trickier than it sounds. We all have an internal editor that censors our thoughts before they hit paper. Levy shares six secrets designed to knock this editor out and let your inner genius run free. He also includes problem solving and creativity stimulating principles you can use if you get stuck se
190 p. ; 22 p.