How to Be an Idea Factory
As a New Yorker cartoonist, Matthew Diffee comes up with ten ideas every week to pitch to the magazine. For every one idea that makes it into print, nine are rejected. The creative life is a numbers game. The more ideas you have, the better a few of them will be. After twelve years of cranking it out, Diffee has learned a few things about being consistently creative. As editor of The Rejection Collection books, he's got some important things to say about dealing with rejection too. This is nuts and bolts, hands-on, day-at-the-idea-factory stuff that you can really use to increase the quantity and quality of your creative output and it might also be funny.