The Creative Habit: Learn It And Use It For Life

The Creative Habit
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In her second book The Creative Habit: Learn It And Use It For Life, Tharp combines anecdotes from her own creative struggles and successes with a series of simple exercises. Each challenge is designed to help the reader develop new habits of observation, restoring peace of mind and maximizing efficiency.

Since publication in 2003, Tharp regularly gives interactive lectures featuring exercises from the book. 

  • The Creative Habit
    English language dust jacket. ©Twyla Tharp
  • The Creative Habit-Korean
    Front cover of the Korean translation. ©Twyla Tharp  
  • The Creative Habit-Thai
    Thai translation dust jacket. ©Twyla Tharp
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    Front cover of the Russian translation. ©Twyla Tharp
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Hofstra University
Hofstra Cultural Center
Hempstead, NY
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Barnard College
Event Oval, Diana Center
New York, NY
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Indian River State College
Indian River State College - McAlpin Center
Ft. Pierce, FL
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Four Arts Society
Four Arts Society
West Palm Beach, FL
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Guilford College
Guilford College
Greensboro, NC
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Meredith College
Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Drake University
Drake University
Des Moines, IA
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Macomb Community College
Macomb Community College
Clinton Township, MI
The Creative Habit (lecture) | University of South Florida - Tampa
University of South Florida - Tampa
Tampa, FL
Creative Habit (lecture) | Bucknell University
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
The Creative Habit (lecture) | The Princess Grace Foundation
New York, NY
The Creative Habit (lecture) | NASA
Goddard Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD
The Creative Habit (lecture) | The Belknap Visitors in the Humanities
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation
Louisville, KY
The Creative Habit (lecture) | University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
The Creative Habit (lecture) | Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
The Creative Habit (lecture) | American Alliance of Museums
New Orleans, LA