"How is it going as a writer?"
"What are you working on as a writer?"
"You are looking at ways to make your story better. That's what writers do."
"You know what I noticed that you were doing and what I would like to compliment you . . . "
"Last week we were working on . . . and I see you are doing that."
"I would like to teach you something."
"Are you ready to do that?"
"Did you notice how the author wrote . . .?"
"What if you did something like that?"
"I want to teach you that writers do like this author and they sometimes . . ."
"You could do this today and any day . . . "
"You can make it so easy for the reader to see what is going on . . . "