Writing is strongly related to fear and failure. The good part is that we can learn how strengthens and improves creations.
The most important skill for any writer is reading. All reading is important, but there are a number of ways to be reading to write better.
Evolving is about adapting and improving. We can do that in our writing, the process, and the story. I am working on evolving as well.
Gardening skills apply directly to writing skills. Weeding is a process that you can't do all at once. Editing is the same way.
Write what you know and what you love! But be aware, that if you want to share your work, you need to know some things about your genre.