The key is to be open, and to treat the creative process as a dialogue. Sue ran after him, furious. Good luck and stay inspired.
Readers can fear and feel motivated and be excited and feel grief. Getting published by a journal, magazine or press, no matter how small, acts as a stamp of approval. First Person.
Gives your reader a visual understanding of the character. Proofreading and editing is essential to produce quality prose. Ensure you have no continuity errors. Rather, editing involves carefully going through your work to see what to leave out, what to change, finding out what you have to do to improve your writing, make it sharper, tidier, better.
In short fiction, it is difficult to provide a complete resolution and you often need to just show that characters are beginning to change in some way or starting to see things differently.