Finding the time to write is really essence of writing in my opinion. It’s the key to everything. If you don’t sit your butt down and write, then none of the stuff about editing or adverbs or dialogue tags or query letters OR ANYTHING matters. I’ve heard other writers refer to this as Butt In Chair, or BIC for short. BIC is the key that unlocks the door to needing all the other writing advice out there.
Here’s what John Scalzi has to say on the subject: