I read somewhere that it takes 10,000 hours of writing in practice before you become really good at it. I don't know if that's true but I do know it takes a heck of a lot of work.
The below message is just a reminder that -- this thing takes time for most of us. Everyone won't be a lucky one. For most of us, we'll only succeed after hours and hours of grunt work. The key is--don't quit!