Great writing requires two things. If you aren't paying attention, you'll easily drop one of them, and your writing will suffer. Pay attention if you want to make it as a professional writer.
For the past 26 years, Michael Jamin has been a professional television writer/showrunner. His credits include King of the Hill, Beavis & Butthead, Wilfred, Maron, Just Shoot Me, Rules of Engagement, Brickleberry, Tacoma FD and many more.