Ten paradoxical traits of the creative personality, by leading expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. (e.g, Hyper and energetic yet prone to long periods of quiet.)
The seven vices of creative people, by Salon. Drinking, smoking and oysters. (And four others.)
A piece I linked to a while ago, but bears repeating, on the making of Lady Gaga.
A bridge with the earlier post about mental illness: the stages of being a photographer.
The seven main features of a Malcolm Gladwell book.
The first in a two-part series on how to improve your creativity.