In all likelihood, you have already been told to read Esquire's epic essay on Roger Ebert. If you have not yet taken that advice, do so. It's a beautiful, perhaps prematurely elegiac piece on a great man who has truly left a huge impact in his life so far. Really wonderful and filled with insight.
"When I am writing my problems become invisible and I am the same person I always was. All is well. I am as I should be."