Kurt Vonnegut was an incredible writer. Personal, warm, with an authentic and insightful voice, unique and compelling.
I could go on, but will wait until I more fully absorb his lessons.
Here’s a link to an article he wrote, doling out helpful writers to writers such as myself: How to write with style, by Kurt Vonnegut
(Netiquette would have me attribute how I stumbled upon this link, but alas, I don’t recall.)