What do you need to be a writer? This one offers you just one sentence: intuition. Well, hot flash. I takes a bit more than intuition.
Far be it for me to denigrate intuition. Certainly the art of writing requires intuition, but it needs a few other things too. Like talent: the ability to write an engaging story that will grip you reader. A better than average command of the langage. Determination to finish the job.
If intuition was all it takes to be a writer, there’s be a lot more of us gainfully employed or contracted with a publisher and maybe, a shelf full of best-sellers.
These one-sentence explanations of “this is all you need to know” are silly. You need to know a lot of different things and above all, you need talent. Which is a gift. If you have it, you know it. If you don’t, you probably suspect you don’t have it, but you think you can outwit “the fates.”