do to improve your craft.
stories? Try telling one in a different media: make a video trailer, write a
screenplay, write a script for virtual reality, design a game.
romance. Or a mystery.
name)? Write under a penname. Secretly. BE THAT NEW PERSON. See what it does to
you simply don’t want to do.
your craft by writing lots and lots of words; you will take significant leaps
by earnestly studying the craft itself and applying it to your work; but you
will take warp-speed jumps by doing something radically different with your
craft (and then bringing those lessons learned back to your regularly scheduled