I meet people all the time who want to write a book. I talked to a brilliant secretary who told me she had eight books saved on her computer that she’s never done anything with. I talked to a community activist who wrote 300 pages and gave it to a friend who told him it was worthless. So, he threw it away.
People have a fascination with books. Maybe we are all crazy. Or, maybe we are right. The lives we live are more fascinating than fiction. Our stories need to be told because we don’t exist in bubbles. Around us, the world is happening and we are in it, living, moving, and doing.
Here’s the thing people don’t realize: writing is a lot of work which actually starts with writing. If you are thinking this is the year you will write, I have a few suggestions to launch…
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