Today is Armed Forces Day (third Saturday of month), Be a Millionaire Day, Pick Strawberries Day, and the birthday of Honore de BalzacGardner FoxAnnie M.G. SchmidtWolfgang BorchertDouglas PrestonDan Abrams,

Tip: If you’re writing in first person, remember that *everything* has to be in their point of view. You can’t have us learning anything from someone else unless your main character knows it too.

Thought: “Planning to write is not writing. Outlining … researching … talking to people about what you’re doing, none of that is writing. Writing is writing.” –  E.L. Doctorow

Teaser: This is National Be a Millionaire Day and you’ve just won the lottery. What’s the first thing you’ll do?