Tip:Make a list of at least five good things in your life. Ten is even better. Put the list somewhere where you can look at it when you need it.

Thought: The beautiful part about writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. – Robert Cormier

Teaser: Everybody has little quirks that set them off from others. What kind of quirk can you give your character? Does he carry a good luck charm? Does she wear a purple silk teddy under her prim and proper business suit? Does he?