Good idea, Mad.
Umm. One I heard that I think made sense in terms of the editing process was ‘Write the first draft for yourself, edit for your readers.’
Also, Find the theme of your story. Themes tie characters, plots and subplots together.
Also (Although I am rubbish at doing this), when finishing for the day, stop in the middle of a scene, not at the end. THen it’s easier to get back into the next time you sit down.
I shall mull…(that’s not a tip. Although it might be)