The amazing people who inspire freelancers

Aug 13, 2014

Wow. In case you thought of freelancers as an isolated bunch, just check out all the people who were inspired to start their businesses & follow their passions by friends, family, teachers, and leaders on #ThanksfortheSpark.

This week, our founder Sara Horowitz has been sharing her thanks for the people who inspired her. She invited others to share theirs at #ThanksfortheSpark -- and we got a lot of heartfelt, emotional responses (here are just a few):

#ThanksForTheSpark Kathleen Hudspeth, from @turnbasedpress Amazing teacher who teaches much more that Printmaking! @AlumniNWSA @NWSA_MIAMI

— Denisse Monge (@_DMonge) August 13, 2014

Sr. Marcyann challenged us to ask questions, demand more of ourselves, and do it with a sense of humor. #ThanksForTheSpark MT @Sara_Horowitz

— Jenn Diagostino (@diagostinoj) August 13, 2014

#ThanksForTheSpark @bethferreira who inspires me to work hard to make a difference! "Who inspires you?" http://t.co/NGJhExnvgw @freelancersu

— kate haber (@katehaber) August 13, 2014

My art teacher in highschool gave me every opportunity and encouragement to go beyond where I could've on my own #ThanksForTheSpark

— Rebecca Overstreet (@RDOverstreet) August 13, 2014

.@halseanderson @BethKephart @susanecolasanti are so generous in sharing their lives as writers - #ThanksForTheSpark http://t.co/Kpd10gfZNQ

— Jenessa Connor (@JenessaConnor) August 13, 2014

Join in: Who inspired you? Tweet now #ThanksfortheSpark!