1. Write a little bit every day.
2. Write for the joy of it.
3. Read! Read a lot! Read a lot of different things!
4. Set small and big writing goals.
5. Find a writing pal.
6. Keep everything you write.
7. If you get stuck, ask yourself, “What does my character want?”
8. When your imagination asks a question, say, “Yes, if…”
9. A first draft is never a final draft.
10. Make a story plan for the beginning, middle, and end.