Crackpot or Genius?: A Complete Guide to the Uncommon Art of Inventing
"The art of inventing is two-fold. To be successful, inventors must be truly innovative and know how to turn their worthy ideas into a welcome product. In this instructive and entertaining book, the author (himself a successful corporate and private inventor) describes how to nurture a talent for inventing and how to deal with the legal and commercial aspects of the trade. Covers creativity, how to tap it and how to sharpen it; basic physics; how to keep an inventor's notebook; selling an invention; patents; contracts; raising an inventive child; setting up an inventors' workshop; and much more. Includes profiles of famous and not-so-famous inventors as it discusses the process of inventing. Worthwhile reading for experienced and budding inventors alike. Black-and-white illustrations."
ISBN: 0760715963 / 9780760715963
Author: Francis D. Reynolds
Publisher: Barnes & Noble