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Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity by Keith Sawyer

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Acknowledgments

The book you hold isn't the one I originally planned to write, and it couldn't have been predicted when I started six years ago in 2007. The title, outline, and content have all changed many times. The only thing that's remained constant is the core concept: a book filled with research-based advice for how to be more creative. In this zig zag journey, I worked with several talented colleagues, and their contributions were essential in making the final book readable, practical, and exciting.

My literary agent, Esmond Harmsworth, has been right there with me since the path started in 2007. He closely read my draft outlines and book proposals, and offered insightful suggestions that I accepted gratefully.

Once I had a complete manuscript, ...

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