1. Write. A lot.
2. Read. A lot.
3. Finish what you write.
4. Edit what you write.
5. If it doesn’t make you laugh, cry, get angry, or feel emotion – it won’t make the reader do any of those things.
6. Read it aloud. Edit accordingly.
7. When rejected, go back to the drawing board and try again.
8. Write what you love to read.
9. Write because you love to write.
10. Ignore those who don’t support your passion or effort.