52 Projects: Random Acts of Everyday Creativity

Jeffrey Yamaguchi

Bake a Key lime pie. Then take pictures of your family eating it and send them to a faraway friend. Then what? In 52 Projects: Random Acts of Everyday Creativity, Jeffrey Yamaguchi brainstorms ways of unleashing the creative spirit that are as random as fortune-cookie messages. These are great projects for cubicle prisoners who hunger for more than file folders and reports. Write letters to no one and slip them into random library books. List the years of your life and annotate them with your most vivid memories. As its title suggests, the book contains enough projects for every week in a year. Some are playful; some are just weird. Go ahead: Send chopsticks, a Chinese menu and 25 bucks to a friend in an anonymous envelope. Creativity, you’ll find, is contagious.