Creative Provinces presents an inspirational structure for creating the most enchanting communities you can imagine--a unique culture, travelway, industry, or environment--by a community of people powerfully organized as a group of properties. And it gives hundreds of ideas, examples, and illustrations to inspire the reader to create "Life as Art."
Plot/Idea: Haynes’s idea is clear from the start of her work, and she promotes a well-defined, expository concept throughout. She covers her premise remarkably well, with little deviation from the purpose of the guide.
Prose: Haynes writes fluently, with vivid examples that will draw in her target audience. Her prose is direct and readable – alternating between academic and inspirational in all the right places.
Originality: Creative Provinces is built around an extraordinarily creative idea, and Haynes delivers a wealth of innovative examples that will enthrall her audience.
Character Development/Execution: Haynes structures her guide meticulously and follows through on her promises. There are a handful of sections that veer slightly off-topic, but she expertly melds these into a detailed and engaging work that will leave readers enlightened, with a solid grasp of how to implement her concept.
Date Submitted: January 29, 2022