This article is about the importance of persistence and of completing the writing task you set yourself to do. If you feel like you have been toiling for little reward, then take the time to read it. https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/against-all-odds-whats-our-real-chance-of-becoming-a-successful-author/?utm_content=buffer32fda&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer. One of Kristen Lamb's great lines was "No unpublished blog ever went viral. No unfinished novel ever became a runaway success."
And for our illustrators, some inspiration comes from the text of a talk Helena Fox Dunan gave at an art exhibition opening about the process of creativity, art and storytelling. http://here-now-this.tumblr.com/post/116062251965/last-night-i-spoke-at-the-opening-of-an-art. Here is a quotation to whet your appetite for more: "The moment you make art, you are saying your story counts. No matter who sees the marks you make—even if it’s simply your cat, or members of your family, or trusted friends—you are telling the precious tale of yourself."