Hugh MacLeod, an advertising executive and popular blogger with a flair for the creative, gives his 26 tried-and-true tips for being truly creative. Each point illustrated by a cartoon drawn by the author himself.
This document is really honest, imaginative and meaningful - it gives some seriously fantastic advice to anyone even thinking of being creative in any way.
Just a few inspired things he writes:
"Good ideas alter the power balance in relationships, that is why good ideas are always initially resisted.
The sovereignty you have over your work will inspire far more people than the actual content ever will.
Put the hours in; do it for long enouth and magical life-transforming things happen eventually.
The creative person basically has two kinds of jobs. One is the sexy, creative kind. Second is the kind that pays the bills.
Doing something seriously creative is one of the most amazing experiences one can have, in this or in any other lifetime."
The full manefesto can be downloaded How to be Creative