Just like any skilled *coughs* worker, writers need a toolkit. Always have your trusty tools alongside you. Here is a possibly useless list of what every writer should have in their toolkit.
If writing doesn’t work out what can we do? Eat our body weight in chocolate or find another occupation? Transferable skills are where it’s at. So what other jobs could a writer do? Warning: this post may contain unhelpful and silly advice.
Writing or any pursuit can be lonely if we allow the lack of support from our loved ones to taint it. Look to the ‘strangers’ out there who champion you. The unexpected ones can be the best cheerleaders.