I seek out inspiring books.  These are my favorites:


Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles and Ted Orland

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

The Teenage Liberation Handbook by Grace Llewellyn

Zine Scene: The Do it Yourself Guide to Zines by Francesca Lia Block and Hillary Carlip