A year ago, I had a first draft and was a few months into draft two. I needed help with learning to rewrite and edit, and that was where my amazing coach Kemlo Aki came in. Together we went through ten or twenty pages week by week, so I could learn what was good and needed to stay in, and what was unnecessary. […] After working with Kemlo, I’ve started to think of writer voice as deciding which rules you will follow, and which you will break. And when you decide to break a rule, knowing why you did so.