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Your elusive creative genius - Elizabeth Gilbert


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Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.

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Eat, Pray, Love is about one woman's search for everything across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert.Ruth Stone was an American poet, author, and teacher and wrote in relative obscurity until receiving the National Book Award at the age of 87 for her collection “In the Next Galaxy.”In this New York Times article, "Ruth Stone, a Poet Celebrated Late in Life, Dies at 96", Ruth Stone shares that she once called her poetry “emotional opinion.” It coursed through her life like a constant verbal stream heard above the thrum and buzz of everyday existence.Top artists reveal how to find creative inspiration in this article in the Guardian from January 2, 2012.

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