Here are links to some great videos with advices from well-known writers. We all like to hear those few words from those who have made it, wondering perhaps if their advice is what we are missing. Obviously that's rubbish. But, I still enjoy reading/watching this kind of thing, because it reaffirms to me: If they can do it, so can I. And so can you.
Writing Advice from Stephen KingWriting Advice from Nora Roberts