Sometimes I read analyses of creativity. My experience is that they don’t help people be creative.
Reading Masters and Johnson is informative about sex. It will not give you an experience of an ecstatic act of love. Studying diagrams of waltz movements tells us what steps we should take. It doesn’t give us the feeling of a lovely dance. Reading instructions about improving you golf swing will not give you fine feeling of a good drive.
Here’s a checklist to give your creative writing wings.