The Creative Slice’s Most Recommended Resources

Here you’ll find a list of books and tools that my guests and I recommend to up your creativity and to take the business side of your art to the next level.

I have read or used every recommendation on this page.

Many of the resources listed here are crucial to where I’ve arrived at today and my guests feel the same.

Before jumping into the awesome resources below, an important disclosure.

Audible Audiobooks

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I’ve used Audible for many years as it’s much faster than reading and I’ve been able to squeeze in great study sessions while on the go and while working.

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 “Who you become today will determine what you are capable of creating tomorrow”  -Hal Elrod

Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Big Magic”

All the voices in your head, all the things you’ve heard people say about artists, all the struggles you’ve faced, Liz Gilbert address’s each aspect of creative living with such humour and honesty that it’s become one of my favourites to read and re-read (and then listen to the audiobook again!)

Creative Living Beyond Fear.

Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work,  embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.

Todd Henry’s “Louder Than Words”

Harness the Power of your Authentic Voice.

From the author of the fantastic Accidental Creative (and creator of the podcast with the same name) Todd Henry’s books are a must read for all us creatives.

Are you doing your best work, or are you just getting by? Are you fulfilled at the end of the day, or are you just glad the day is over? In today’s marketplace, you don’t have the luxury of going with the flow. If you want to succeed – and thrive – you have to do work that sets you apart.

Ries & Trout “22 Immutable Laws of Marketing”

For any creative, artist or entrepre-curious person, differentiating yourself amongst the noise is one of the most important aspects of a creative lifestyle.

In The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, Ries and Trout offer a compendium of twenty-two innovative rules for understanding and succeeding in the international marketplace.

From the Law of Leadership, to The Law of the Category, to The Law of the Mind, these valuable insights stand the test of time and present a clear path to successful products.

Violate them at your own risk.

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