Words are important. Words convey information, thoughts, feelings, and ideals. In fiction, a reader expects an honesty laying beneath the words. Yes, we use techniques to get our point across or to divulge the intentions of characters, whether good or evil, etc., but the overall work intends to tell a truth. We use villains and…
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow... even if that someone is yourself! ~Plato
This is the time to be brutely honest, strong, and brave with yourself.
Don't confine your writing. Be Brave. Try new perspectives, let the characters be revealed from many angles. The plot may move the story along, but it's the characters that keep the reader turning pages.
Through the ages, their ideas have helped form our values, our society, and our arts.