Ursula K. Le Guin – Reminding us that there is room in the literary world for intelligent, thoughtful, creative women.
Christopher Paolini – Reminding us to work hard to achieve our goals
Neil Gaiman – Reminding us to Dream (even when they are scary)
Aaron Bunce – reminding Us that historical research makes beautiful stories with strong character and settings
Robert Frost – Reminding us that it only takes a few words to make something beautiful
Stephen King – Reminding us that it’s beautiful to be afraid (sometimes)