When I was 32 and first taught Brandi, I suspected that someone with who poured that much energy and dedication into her work would succeed in the long run. But I had to grow older along with her, watch her story unfold, before my suspicions were confirmed.
Give it a try. Make it a goal to write every day (or almost every day or at least on a regular basis) in 2014. Write when it's early, write when it's late, write during your lunch hour, or your train commute, write whenever it suits you.