What's Your Creative Type?: Harness the Power of Your Artistic Personality

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What's Your Creative

Type?: Harness the

Power of Your

Artistic Personality

By Meta Wagner

Released Tuesday, April 11, 2017

How do the world’s greatest creators produce such amazing works despite experiencing the same doubts and fears as the rest of us? What’s Your Creative Type? cracks the code, revealing that legendary artists don’t just possess talent, they also understand their motivations for creating. Whether you write, paint, film, act, dance, develop software, or even play the ukulele as a hobby or a profession, What’s Your Creative Type? can teach you to discover your motivation and break through blocks to finally fulfill your creative potential.

Drawing on the lives and philosophies of creators like Picasso, Hemingway, Coppola, Streep, and Beyoncé, as well as creativity theory and typology, Meta Wagner brings you actionable advice and inspiration for any point in your artistic process or career.

Meta Wagner is the author of What's Your Creative Type?: Harness the Power of Your Artistic Personality (Seal Press). She is a contributor to Boston Globe opinion pages, was a columnist for PopMatters, and has written on pop culture and creativity for Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Salon, and Wall Street Journal custom studios. She is also a TedxBU 2017 speaker.

When she's not writing, Meta is molding young minds as an adjunct professor at Emerson College and Boston University. She developed and teaches a “cult favorite” seminar called “Creativity in Context” (the springboard for her book) along with classes in creative non-fiction and communications writing. She has also taught at Grub Street and Wheelock College. Meta was previously in executive positions in the marketing and public relations fields and received multiple awards from professional organizations. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University and her MFA in creative writing from Emerson College, where she was chosen as the student commencement speaker.