Tip: We are our own worst critics and greatest fans. Turn off your critic while working but don’t become so enamored of your words that you turn into a writing snob.

Thought for the day: “Finally, one just has to shut up, sit down, and write.” – Natalie Goldberg

Jumpstart: Your best friend has invented something that would change the world forever. What has s/he invented? Would it change the world for the better? Or the worse? What do you do?