You must, Must, MUST read this post.
I've lurked on The Rejectionist's website since I joined the blogging community. Remember my Wednesday post about Cleverness? Yeah, well, the comments are always so amazingly, snorting-laugh Little Bear's Porridge!* Anything I write may fall flat, but I had to get my Sentimental Cheetah on for that awesome post.
Read it. Wallow in it. Take encouragement from it. Then go write 1,000 words. :)
* That JUST happened! Make it stick, people. hehe