Split yourself into 2 people in your head. I call them Writer Padma and Editor Padma.
One of the most irresistible things in the world is a secret. Seriously, what is your immediate reaction if someone tells you they have a secret? You want to know what it is!
Remain open to the possibility of changing your approach to a project.
I find writing rituals tremendously helpful—even when those rituals are also ridiculously silly.
Jasmine has a very simple writing tip: read.
Rules, rules, rules. Here’s my tip: make up your own rules, or better yet, have no rules.