"The big idea of the book is that you are a mashup of what you let into your life and anyone can be creative if they surround themselves with the right influneces, play nice, and work hard."
- "The Ecstasy of Influence: A Plagiarism," by Jonathan Lethem, Harper's Magazine, Feb. 2007
- "Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creator Should Remember But We Often Forget," by Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, Mar. 8, 2012
- Linda Barry posts
- "Austin Kleon on his background and different thinking about writing," VizThink Austin, Feb. 3, 2010