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51) Do a lot of writing. It doesn’t all have to be good. But it all has to be written. At some point, the good bits will start to add up to something and you’ll know you deserve a break.
52) Do things that aren't writing, like dancing and drugs.
53) Follow strangers into parties.
54) Talk to other people at the bar, especially people who don't look like you.
55) Twitter's great isn't it? Log off of Twitter.
56) Only date other writers, and only those than whom you're better (or more successful).
57) Go to Brooklyn College and make friends. So many local writers and book people come out of there.
58) Become friendly with Penina Roth, because she knows everybody.
59) It’s all about making friends really. They will populate your book readings and tweet about how awesome you are. Use them. USE THEM.
60) But use your friends wisely. Don’t take them for granted. They’re not your parents. Bake your friends banana bread or help them move. This will show them you love them and will inspire them to help you more.