1. To Write. Yes, this seems obvious. But, you’d be surprised how procrastination, self-doubt, and fear can affect this important detail. Not to mention how "time sucks", like day jobs, family, school, friends, the outside world, etc., can get in the way. None of that can stop you. Writers must write. Period.
Writing is NOT All I Know”. It is still my favorite post. I discussed the many hats that I wear in life and realized that writing isn’t all I know. It is not all you know either. You are a person with many talents, likes, dislikes, attributes and facets to your personality. You have friends and family, hobbies and jobs, talents and skills. You ARE a writer, but you are NOT only a writer.