Tip: Know your audience. Writing for children, teens, young adults, adults, all require a different style of writing. So do different genres. Figure out what you want to write, who you’re writing for, and learn the craft from that angle.

Thought: “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Goethe.

Teaser: The borough has just dumped four feet of snow in front of your driveway and you cannot get out. Come up with a plausible excuse for your boss as to why you can’t come to work – you’ve used the “snowed in” excuse one too many times.