Tip: If your computer has the “ability” – have it read your story to you so you can hear what it sounds like – and take notes on where it lags, where it goes too fast, where you’ve repeated words.

Thought: “First when there’s nothing but a slow glowing dream, that your fear seems to hide, deep inside your mind…take your passion and make it happen.” – From the theme song to Flashdance, 1983, “What A Feeling”, sung by Irene Cara)

Teaser: What is your dream? Write it down. Be specific. Now make a list of everything you need to do to make that dream come true.