From the introduction to the document:
For the past ten-plus years of my life, I’ve been writing roleplaying games. I’ve been playing them for much longer. Back when I started, you could abbreviate “roleplaying game” to RPG without people immediately thinking about “rocket propelled
grenades” and the acronym is still around causing
In that time, I’ve watched the market bulge, shrink, grow, recede and, constantly, change. The consensus as I write this is that the hobby is shrinking. To counteract that, of course, we need to recruit new players. Hopefully, that’s you.
This is Greg Stolze's advice on being a non-GM player in a roleplaying game.