This is My Design: The Peril of the New Idea

New ideas are awesome, fresh inspiration is fantastic, and motivation can strike like a bolt out of the blue. Unfortunately, that bolt can sometimes hit us right when we’re in the middle of something else. Today, Raven talks about the three methods he uses to deal with the potentially terrible timing of new ideas. Read More

Apples and Oranges (Or Why Comparing Yourself to Other Writers Doesn’t Work)

Competition can be healthy. It can drive us to improve ourselves, to make our work as good as it can be, but all too often comparisons do more harm than good. This week, Raven talks about a few things to keep in mind when you start looking at another writer’s work and comparing it to your own. Read More