Keep only the essentials, if you think something can be taken out - take it out. This one especially goes for the academic, if, for example, you need a college essay help. Get to the point as soon as possible.
In the preface to the latest edition "Kitchen Confidential," Bourdain wrote of his shock at the success of his book, which he wrote by getting up at 5 a.m. to steal a couple of hours at the computer before appearing at the saute station for lunch.