Trouble is, it's rarely that simple with writing. 99.9% of writers have to write a lot before they get anywhere. So the only way to progress - and get yourself noticed - is by doing it over and over. That way you’ll not only stand a better chance of getting published - because hopefully you’ll get better at it - but you’ll also find out what you’re good at and what you enjoy. And what we all know is, that's a major part of any job, let alone being a writer.
As the saying goes, the more you do, the luckier you’ll be.
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Of course, if you don’t want to do that, you could just get writing. Again.