Trubrarian
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escape-wordist:

Author Family Tree
Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Pub. Co, 2012. Print. Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist won’t tell you how to craft a scene or which brushes to use, but it’s the best advice I’ve found for creative behaviors. There’s so much practical advice to dig into that I’ve only managed one piece so far: Climb Your Own Family Tree. What authors, artists, or musicians do you love? Find out who they loved and study those artists. Not only will it give you a creative jolt, but it helps you feel rooted. Just like a biological family history makes you feel rooted (for good or for evil) in the world, taking the time to find out who inspired the people who inspire you creates context and scope. You see where their ideas came from. Artists aren’t prodigies pulling creations out of their asses. We borrow and even steal from what’s already there, and we steal it in a way that only we can. So, here’s my condensed author family tree pictured above in no particular order: 
C.S. Lewis
Diana Wynne Jones
Jane Austen
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
JRR Tolkien 

In the coming months I’ll be unpacking the inspiration behind the authors who kept me up at night, helped me escape as a child, showed me worlds I wouldn’t have imagined on my own. While the list might appear a bit incestuous, honestly, each author has led me down a unique literary rabbit hole. 
Now, who inspired you?
escape-wordist:

Author Family Tree
Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Pub. Co, 2012. Print. Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist won’t tell you how to craft a scene or which brushes to use, but it’s the best advice I’ve found for creative behaviors. There’s so much practical advice to dig into that I’ve only managed one piece so far: Climb Your Own Family Tree. What authors, artists, or musicians do you love? Find out who they loved and study those artists. Not only will it give you a creative jolt, but it helps you feel rooted. Just like a biological family history makes you feel rooted (for good or for evil) in the world, taking the time to find out who inspired the people who inspire you creates context and scope. You see where their ideas came from. Artists aren’t prodigies pulling creations out of their asses. We borrow and even steal from what’s already there, and we steal it in a way that only we can. So, here’s my condensed author family tree pictured above in no particular order: 
C.S. Lewis
Diana Wynne Jones
Jane Austen
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
JRR Tolkien 

In the coming months I’ll be unpacking the inspiration behind the authors who kept me up at night, helped me escape as a child, showed me worlds I wouldn’t have imagined on my own. While the list might appear a bit incestuous, honestly, each author has led me down a unique literary rabbit hole. 
Now, who inspired you?
escape-wordist:

Author Family Tree
Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Pub. Co, 2012. Print. Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist won’t tell you how to craft a scene or which brushes to use, but it’s the best advice I’ve found for creative behaviors. There’s so much practical advice to dig into that I’ve only managed one piece so far: Climb Your Own Family Tree. What authors, artists, or musicians do you love? Find out who they loved and study those artists. Not only will it give you a creative jolt, but it helps you feel rooted. Just like a biological family history makes you feel rooted (for good or for evil) in the world, taking the time to find out who inspired the people who inspire you creates context and scope. You see where their ideas came from. Artists aren’t prodigies pulling creations out of their asses. We borrow and even steal from what’s already there, and we steal it in a way that only we can. So, here’s my condensed author family tree pictured above in no particular order: 
C.S. Lewis
Diana Wynne Jones
Jane Austen
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
JRR Tolkien 

In the coming months I’ll be unpacking the inspiration behind the authors who kept me up at night, helped me escape as a child, showed me worlds I wouldn’t have imagined on my own. While the list might appear a bit incestuous, honestly, each author has led me down a unique literary rabbit hole. 
Now, who inspired you?
escape-wordist:

Author Family Tree
Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Pub. Co, 2012. Print. Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist won’t tell you how to craft a scene or which brushes to use, but it’s the best advice I’ve found for creative behaviors. There’s so much practical advice to dig into that I’ve only managed one piece so far: Climb Your Own Family Tree. What authors, artists, or musicians do you love? Find out who they loved and study those artists. Not only will it give you a creative jolt, but it helps you feel rooted. Just like a biological family history makes you feel rooted (for good or for evil) in the world, taking the time to find out who inspired the people who inspire you creates context and scope. You see where their ideas came from. Artists aren’t prodigies pulling creations out of their asses. We borrow and even steal from what’s already there, and we steal it in a way that only we can. So, here’s my condensed author family tree pictured above in no particular order: 
C.S. Lewis
Diana Wynne Jones
Jane Austen
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
JRR Tolkien 

In the coming months I’ll be unpacking the inspiration behind the authors who kept me up at night, helped me escape as a child, showed me worlds I wouldn’t have imagined on my own. While the list might appear a bit incestuous, honestly, each author has led me down a unique literary rabbit hole. 
Now, who inspired you?
escape-wordist:

Author Family Tree
Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Pub. Co, 2012. Print. Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist won’t tell you how to craft a scene or which brushes to use, but it’s the best advice I’ve found for creative behaviors. There’s so much practical advice to dig into that I’ve only managed one piece so far: Climb Your Own Family Tree. What authors, artists, or musicians do you love? Find out who they loved and study those artists. Not only will it give you a creative jolt, but it helps you feel rooted. Just like a biological family history makes you feel rooted (for good or for evil) in the world, taking the time to find out who inspired the people who inspire you creates context and scope. You see where their ideas came from. Artists aren’t prodigies pulling creations out of their asses. We borrow and even steal from what’s already there, and we steal it in a way that only we can. So, here’s my condensed author family tree pictured above in no particular order: 
C.S. Lewis
Diana Wynne Jones
Jane Austen
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
JRR Tolkien 

In the coming months I’ll be unpacking the inspiration behind the authors who kept me up at night, helped me escape as a child, showed me worlds I wouldn’t have imagined on my own. While the list might appear a bit incestuous, honestly, each author has led me down a unique literary rabbit hole. 
Now, who inspired you?
escape-wordist:

Author Family Tree
Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Pub. Co, 2012. Print. Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist won’t tell you how to craft a scene or which brushes to use, but it’s the best advice I’ve found for creative behaviors. There’s so much practical advice to dig into that I’ve only managed one piece so far: Climb Your Own Family Tree. What authors, artists, or musicians do you love? Find out who they loved and study those artists. Not only will it give you a creative jolt, but it helps you feel rooted. Just like a biological family history makes you feel rooted (for good or for evil) in the world, taking the time to find out who inspired the people who inspire you creates context and scope. You see where their ideas came from. Artists aren’t prodigies pulling creations out of their asses. We borrow and even steal from what’s already there, and we steal it in a way that only we can. So, here’s my condensed author family tree pictured above in no particular order: 
C.S. Lewis
Diana Wynne Jones
Jane Austen
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
JRR Tolkien 

In the coming months I’ll be unpacking the inspiration behind the authors who kept me up at night, helped me escape as a child, showed me worlds I wouldn’t have imagined on my own. While the list might appear a bit incestuous, honestly, each author has led me down a unique literary rabbit hole. 
Now, who inspired you?
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dcwomenkickingass:

girlslovesuperheroes:

I run a camp for 9 to 12 year old girls and they decided that they wanted to have a superhero day. Many of them even created their own superheroes! It was a lot of fun and great to see a new generation of girls loving superheroes. 

Marvel and DC Comics here are your future consumers! Bow low!
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Bookworm Problems
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shitroughdrafts:

Another killer comic by Sam and Ania on HOT HOT PHONE.
Hot Hot Phone is accepting comics! Follow and submit away!
If you know someone who does comics, tell them to send us their shit. we want to publish it!
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Bookworm problems: 
When I think about my overwhelming To Read list. 
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library-lessons:

Don’t let them keep you down.
-via Rebel Circus
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library-lessons:

-via The Reading Room
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thetrevorproject:

averageatbestiguess:

 

Thanks, Kid President!
thetrevorproject:

averageatbestiguess:

 

Thanks, Kid President!
thetrevorproject:

averageatbestiguess:

 

Thanks, Kid President!
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