I am completely inspired by other people. It’s a good thing and it’s a bad thing because I realize as a writer that it’s hard for me to motivate myself because I like to extol the virtues of other people and spend a lot of time helping others. Why? Because people are amazing and talented and awesome – and as a writer, it’s equally important to recognize other writers around you and before you. So why not take the best of all worlds and have me share (on a semi-regular basis) some of the great things that I read?

Justine MuskBritney Spears + lessons of badass blogging: Definitely for the woman writer (but really holds lessons for any writer), this post demands that you understand your talents and go forth with them as a force to be reckoned with! Additionally, Musk provides details on balance and (writing) product development, using one of my favorite pop icons as a vehicle.

Jesse MunozCharlie Sheen and the Impetus of Inspiration: Inspiration comes from unexpected places. I believe that writers have to be believers in the randomness of life because so much of that randomness are the homes of our inspirations. Munoz elaborates on two stories of this nature here.