Rand MacIvor (randmacivor.com) is an award-winning creative director, concept guy, illustrator and writer from Canada. His varied professional life has led him to discover wonderful things about the process of creativity. He writes in a casual, entertaining and somewhat unexpected manner that is sure to get your creative spirit worked up. His book is a great resource for contemplative times and a stupendous gift for your creative friends, young and old.
Besides all that, he's quite a nice guy.