6.Join professional organisations which advance the collective rights of authors.
7.A problem with a piece of writing often clarifies itself if you go for a long walk.
8.If you fear that taking care of your children and household will damage your writing, think of JG Ballard.
9.Don't worry about posterity – as Larkin (no sentimentalist) observed 'What will survive of us is love'.
from Brain Pickings Weekly