I think it’s possible to be both lucky and skillful Congratulations on one or the other, anyway.
Dream Journals? It’s often a mix of ND’s and LD’s, though-- the Lucid Quests that assign dreamers something specific to do in a lucid dream, usually have links in the comments to the specific lucid dreams where the poster accomplished it.
Have you ever had a non-lucid dream of flying? 'Cause I just try to copy that.
In quite a few of my LD’s, though-- it doesn’t work. I guess the conscious/logical mind that alerts us to that we’re dreaming in the first place… can make it difficult to do something that it’s not used to. So, actually, yes, I need to practice too … but I don’t know where we learn. Swimming, maybe, or playing with magnets and static electricity and wondering what it would be like to be the other magnet with the same charge, or bit of styrofoam? I haven’t tried flying with jetpacks, wings, broomsticks or flying carpets yet, maybe those would be easier for the logical mind to accept. (I mean I still think sometimes that I need updrafts to fly in dreams. )