Previously a librarian, web designer and advertising copywriter, Austin Kleon is the author of Steal Like An Artist. This small book is packed with pictures drawn by Austin, interesting quotes (related to the theme of the book) and is organized into 10 chapters identifying ten principles meant to help readers identify their creative side. Austin writes about the 10 things nobody told you about being creative.
The Is of Writing: Inspirational Book
Steal Like an Artist
10 Things I learned While Writing My Last Book (austinkleon.com)