How do you as a writer gain success? Here is a simple plan to follow:
S - Sit down at your computer, with your laptop, with your lined pad, with your journal and be prepared to write.
U - Understand what you plan to write about and confirm your research. Don't depend on only one source. Be certain your source is reliable.
C - Clear your mind of unnecessary clutter and focus on the task at hand.
C - Coordinate your ideas so your finished piece will be logical and understandable.
E - educate yourself with regard to proper manuscript formatting, grammatical rules, marketing techniques, incredible query letters, etc.
S - study guidelines - Make sure you aren't submitting a fiction piece to a magazine which only accepts non-fiction or sending a children's picture book to a publishing house specializing in erotic fiction.
S - Submit your best work after careful editing, waiting, re-reading, polishing, and making sure everything is within the guidelines before you send.
Follow these steps and success will find you.