Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.
Yes, you need to put words on the page, but to qualify for the page those words must always interest you. For if not you, then whom? Writing should not be a laborious construction of wall-climbing obstacle courses for those readers who one day walk the path of your prose, but a delicate and sparkling web designed to spring skyward as though weighted down only by the touch of yiddle fairies’ feet. If you find yourself on autopilot, halt. Delete-delete-delete, all the way back to the very line where last you cared. You, at least, should never have to wait to get to the good part.
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
Do or do not. There is no try.