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Daily Rituals

How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration and Get to Work

By Mason Currey
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Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

Daily Rituals (2013) is an entertaining and illuminating collection of the daily routines of great minds and artists. Including the work habits of people such as Jane Austen, Ludwig van Beethoven and Pablo Picasso, it offers insights into the best ways to maximize efficiency and prevent writer’s block, as well as tips on how to get by in the creative world.

This is a Blinkist staff pick

“Just the morning routines alone would make these blinks worthwhile, but I especially love hearing about some of the eccentricities of my favorite artists – like Beethoven and his coffee beans.”

– Ben S, Audio Lead at Blinkist

  • Those interested in quirky facts about inspiring people
  • Artists, academics and freelancers
  • Anyone who wants to enrich their life with new rituals

Mason Currey is a magazine editor and freelance writer. His work has been published in The New York Times and Slate.

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