TV Writer Paul Guyot talks about how important it is for writers to have other writers as friends.
The intangible. See, I can talk to my wife about story, and she
reads everything I write, but even though she actually worked with
writers for a living, understands story and structure, gives very good,
precise notes, there is still something altogether different when it’s
a writer talking with another writer. There’s some nebulous thing
My advice to any "aspiring" writers, be it screen or prose, is to find yourself a writer buddy.
Just don’t date another writer. I’ve made that mistake.