Most successful writers will tell you there are three main reasons aspiring writers fail:
They aren't great writers. Yes, it's 2020, but spelling and grammar still matter, people - at least a little bit.
They aren't consistent. Successful writers write often - plot twist, they make time to read too.
They write for themselves. This may be the most important point. Successful writers do not just write for themselves; they write for a target market.
All that being said, I don't know if I'll be successful with this blog. My spelling and grammar are stellar; go ahead and hit that Get Started tab if you're a non-fiction Christian author looking for an editor. I love reading, although most of my reading now consists of web articles (Yep, this counts!). I also love writing, so consistency I can do.
However, I've decided that I write for myself.
I'm not doing pretty pictures unless I take one I want to show off.
I'm not doing hashtags unless I find them funny.
I'm not doing links unless I think they'