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May 05, 2015
| ISBN 9780399171468
May 05, 2015
| ISBN 9780698409880
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May 05, 2015 | ISBN 9780399171468
May 05, 2015 | ISBN 9780698409880
In The Jottery, you’ll find a series of prompts, suggestions, commands, and questions that are intended to cause neurons to fire and a spectrum of ideas to surface–possibly good, potentially useful, conceivably profitable, maybe illuminating, and hopefully amusing. There’s also a chance you’ll come up with nothing, and experience a beautiful “idea-lessness” that would be the envy of Zen monks everywhere. Also a win.Think of this as The Book of Questions for creative types, from writers and artists, to idea gurus and daydreamers, perfect for writing classes, train rides, parties, meditation retreats, game nights, insomnia bouts, lulls in dates or low points in relationships, company brainstorming meetings, waiting rooms, therapy sessions, and more. The dozens of ingenious prompts include:
Andy Selsberg is a former staff writer for the Onion, and his writing has appeared in the New York Times, GQ, the Village Voice, Salon, the Oxford American, and the Believer, among other publications. He is the author of You Are Good at Things and Dear Old Love.
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