Tip: Keep a notebook and pen with you at all times (or a phone you can put a message on) for those times when an idea sparks or you figure out that area where you’re stuck.

Thought: The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand – Vince Lombardi

Teaser: List ten things that annoy you. Pick two and write about them. Why do they annoy you? What can you do about them? Now, give them to a character. What would s/he do about them?