The two most essential elements for a screenwriters are discipline and stamina. Talent is a distant third.
Daniel Martin Eckhart, Write, write, write.
You’ll get no argument from when if you’re of the belief it’s TOTALLY about hard work, first and foremost; I think it’s important to recognise our own success as a writer will come as a direct result of that. However, I also think it’s important to realise it *could* have worked out very differently, despite our best efforts.
Lucy V Hay, write here, write now
What do you think? What makes a writer successful? Luck, timing, talent, hard work? All of the above?