Books on Creativity and Fear
Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
by David Bayles and Ted Orland
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp
The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together by Twyla Tharp
Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
The War of Art:Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
Ira Glass on Storytelling The host of NPR’s This American Life talks about the gap between out taste and our ability. This is part three of a four-part series. Part one starts here. Ira Glass on Storytelling by David Shiyang Liu, an animated version of Glass' talk.
Make Something Everyday
Focused Dabbling by Neven Mrgan
Austin Kleon, author of Steal Like an Artist, also has a great blog and Tumblr site.
Everything is a Remix, a four-part video series about influence and appropriation by filmmaker Kirby Ferguson.
Inspiration vs. Imitation by Jessica Hische