I just read 7 “Tricks” to Improve Your Writing Overnight, which also has 5 “bonus” tricks. To these 12 things, I can say YES and AMEN!
They might seem simple. Maybe too simple. But I’ve been writing professionally since 2006 and I absolutely agree with every single one of these. The one that jumps out the most right now is the Stephen King technique (bonus #2).
Go here. Read it. Get better at writing!