You don’t need so much advice.
An editor can help a lot at the right time, in the right circumstances. But there’s no freakin’ point if you’re not in that place. And the same is true of a lot of other things in the writing life.
If you’re new to writing fiction and not sure how to get on, here are the essentials of story. Apparently numbered lists are de rigueur, so FYI, my list has like 7 things or something.
Feeling discouraged? Here’s all you really need to be a good writer.