Will Erker started playing magic when New Phyrexia came out after a few friends taught him how to draft and play. His first Pro Tour was Pro Tour Origins and then he made it to the Top 16 at Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar playing Abzan Midrange. Will lives in St. Louis Missouri.
Read the Bones
Sign In Blood
Resource management / grindy cards.
Brago King Eternal
While it can be stressful, variance is what makes the game great. We aren't playing chess.
Building Constructed decks, specifically aggressive decks.
Reading articles and watching coverage and deck techs has helped Will improve his deck building skills.
Top 16 at Pro Tour Battle for Zendikar
Identify the style of deck you like (control, aggro, mid-range, etc...) borrow or proxy that deck and practice with. If you really do like it then roll with it.
Not being realistic when you lose. People need to pay attention to the mistakes they make and learn from them.
People blame mana flood, mana screw or variance instead of identifying what was in their control to change.
Draft: Look at your cards between packs, put your creatures in front and sorted by mana cost so you know where your holes are.
Will uses Magic Online to grind out reps and then plays with friends to round out the experience.
There are several sites that post "budget" decks that players can build for cheap.
Yeti Gaming is Will Erker's local store
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