R ead more middle grade books.
E njoy all the phases of writing and editing...really!
S it down and write something each day.
O pen my mind and heart to new possibilities and where they might lead.
L earn from criticism without letting it derail me.
V ow to silence the inner critic that keeps me from moving forward and growing as a writer.
E mbrace the unknown and the discomfort it brings for it may be where the next story dwells.