Excuse the title; I’m quoting.
But this is some of the best advice I’ve seen about how to become the writer you wish to be.
Hint: Even those scraps of paper and tissues, those spiral-bound notebooks, that file on your laptop, matter.
And none of it is a waste.
Do remember that some of the language is NSFW–got it?–okay, click here for remarkable insight, rabid empowerment, and the gumption to do what you need to be doing.