Ima keep this short and sweat. The art of writing is and always has been the art of lettering. And what a real writer holds high above all aspects of this artform is "STYLE". STYLE IS THE KEY!. You can do all the fancy colors, hookups, images, spraycan techniques you want. But if your letters are wack and if you have no style, your considered a TOY! Period.
So before you start learning how to spray a can, or do nice backgrounds and characters, you better get a head start on your letters, and basic funky styles.
Here is a list of style masters that I learned from and who created styles that exist today: