Here is a list of writing resources I've found useful - especially those that get you through the "I'm never going to get through this" times. 

I have found the advice and experiences of the following people, websites, and books extremely valuable for anyone who writes or is thinking about getting 'more serious' about writing. 

Bird by bird by Anne Lamott

1,000 true fans by Kevin Kelly

On Writing by Stephen King

Draft. No 4: On the Writing Process by John McPhee

This section on the website of Holly Black (Author of The Spiderwick Chronicles)

This section on the website of Erin Morgenstern

Where Ideas Come From by Neil Gaiman

This list will grow...

Creators, content, and stories I love:

Short stories:

You too can find love now by Ramona Ausubel

Today Will Be A Quiet Day by Amy Hempel

Essays/Information:

The Four Quadrants of Conformism by Paul Graham

The importance of libraries by Neil Gaiman

Novels & Series:

The Portrait of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

River God by Wilbur Smith

Harry Potter (All) by J.K. Rowling

Authors:

Neil Gaiman

Erin Morgenstern

Holly Black

Oscar Wilde

Wilbur Smith

Richard Bach

Other very cool things:

Jim Kay's illustrations for the Harry Potter series are simply gorgeous. 

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