Precrastinate my lovely! Don't wait till the day of the show to get everything together! Move all that stress up and spread it out through the upcoming month! I promise you'll enjoy your set if you do these things!
You have probably already written a few things that sound disjointed, maybe you've even done it accidentally (haha, scrub)! Learn some prose from the pros!
Trying to get to the next level? You need someone to help you get there! Duh. What do Spotify playlists and open mic nights have in common? Gatekeepers and Key masters. Let's go find out where Zuul is.
If you notice a lack of professionalism in somebody and you keep using that person and getting frustrated, that is not on them that is on you.
These battles are won and lost on a tiny piece of paper.