1. Creative Writers, check out what a really talented, super prolific writer has to say about life, writing and the like.
2. This is for my CW class, but as artists in an unique moment (in a school full of people a lot like you) you have an opportunity that extends beyond your education: find your peers, your critics, your muses, your crowd. I wrote an essay on another blog that elaborates on this idea. It's here if you'd like to read it.