It's Raining Books Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
  1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Juliet's Nurse

    Lois Leveen 9781476757445

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$13.95
List price: $15.00
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
25 Local Warehouse Self Help- Creativity

Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes

by

Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Your whole life you've been taught to avoid making a mess: Try to keep everything under control, color inside the lines, make it perfect, and at all costs, avoid contact with things that stain.

This book asks you to do the opposite of what you have been taught. Think of it as your own personal rumpus room. A place to let loose, to trash, to spew, to do the things you are not allowed to do in the "real world." It's time to make a mess.

The only three rules you'll find in this book:

1. Do not try to make something beautiful.

2. Do not think too much. (There is no "wrong.")

3. Continue under all circumstances.

Synopsis:

This manual of accidents and mistakes asks readers to do the opposite of what they've always been taught and follow three rules: 1. Do not try to make something beautiful. 2. Do not think too much. (There is no "wrong.") 3. Continue under all circumstances.

About the Author

Keri Smith is the author of Wreck This Journal, How to Be an Explorer of the World, This is Not a Book and the popular weblog Wish Jar Journal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399536007
Author:
Smith, Keri
Publisher:
Perigee Books
Subject:
Creativity
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Creativity
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.16x5.53x.59 in. .67 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Creativity
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Creativity
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » General

Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$13.95 In Stock
Product details 224 pages Perigee Books - English 9780399536007 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This manual of accidents and mistakes asks readers to do the opposite of what they've always been taught and follow three rules: 1. Do not try to make something beautiful. 2. Do not think too much. (There is no "wrong.") 3. Continue under all circumstances.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.