What do Ernest Borgnine, David Brenner, Gabriel Byrne, Francis Ford Coppola, Phyllis Diller, Brian Grazer, Darrell Hammond, Dave Madden, Louise Mandrell, Regis Philbin, Brett Ratner, Kurt Vonnegut, and 139 other celebrities, artists, and experts have to say about the creative process? Plenty!
Organized into 12 chapters by theme (from "ideas and inspirations" all the way to "best advice") these opinions, anecdotes, suggestions, observations, and one-liners provide insight into creativity by successful artists and entertainers in a variety of visual, performing, and literary arts. Whether you're looking for ways to motivate yourself or others, or seeking answers to specific questions about working in the arts and entertainment industry, these enlightening quotations inspire creativity.
151 celebrities, artists and experts on creativity talked to the author about taking risks, taking criticism, dealing with change, overcoming obstacles, the role of humor, and lots more. There are many well known people like Ernest Borgnine, Francis Ford Coppola, Dave Madden, Ed Asner, and others that are not as well known. They all have one thing in common. The comments are interesting and insightful and "Passionate About Their Work: 101 Celebrities, Artists, and Experts On Creativity" is a great resource for anyone starting into a profession.
- Midwest Book Review