Find a subject you care about and which you in your heart feel others should care about.
Aim for melody and relief to your reader.
Have the guts to cut.
Sound like yourself.
Learning a new art can be invigorating, especially if you free yourself from criticism. (As someone who teaches improv comedy to people with no experience in the art form, this resonated in a really big way. Here’s a link to learn more about my virtual improv workshops)
Pity the reader.
This book treated me well, thank you #KurtVonnegut and Suzanne McConnell.