You're never too old, nor too experienced, to learn or review the skills and tools we use in our writing.
If you are in this writing and publishing game for the long term, shortsighted tactics are not the answer. You need to find your own unique way of doing things, and that takes time.
Editing Tips for First Drafts: how I wrote my draft of "In The Woods" and tips from professional editors on how to self edit to make it a professional draft.
People exercise their brain while reading in the areas where we develop empathy. Reading increases cognitive brain ability.
There are a slew of free courses out there that can help you advance your writing skills, as well as enhance other subjects that interest you, and can help deepen your writing. They are MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and most are available to you for free from top universities and colleges. There are many…