What I Did Learn On My First Year As A Write-ist

Well, today is officially publication day, and like last time it's going to pass by unmarked -- the book's been on sale for at least a week, the launch has been and gone, and now it's just me and the Kitten, trying to get number three finished and appease some wrathful editors. But on the plus side, Madame Grendel T Cat is very cuddly today, so that's uplifting in the spirit department. By which I don't mean going shoplifting in an off-licence.

Anyway, I said a wee while back that I'd post things what I did learn on my first year as a write-ist (see the cunning link with the title?) and here are mine pearls of questionable wisdom in no discernable order:

Anyone else want to share their pearls of wisdom?