What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a "religion for atheists" -- call it Atheism -- that incorporates religious forms and traditions to satisfy our human need for connection, ritual and transcendence.
Kurt Vonnegut on Writing Fiction: 16 rules . You choose. The most meaningful aspect of our styles, which is what we choose to write about, is utterly unlimited. (As a writer of suspense, I dispenses with but the rest are Very Good Rules to write by.