Writing a Book Is Not as Easy as You Think

Even if you realize it’s hard, it’s still far harder than you realize

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“I should write a book.”

 

How many times have you heard that? Hell, how many times have you said it?

Anytime a person has an amusing story or an interesting experience it seems like writing a book about it is the next logical step. Sometimes it’s even less than that. I’ve talked to people that want to write a book, not because they have something they feel could best be presented in book form, but because they just want to have a collection of pages on their shelf with their name on the binding.

Everyone thinks they can — and should — write a book.

Far fewer people say, “I should make a movie,” or “I should paint a portrait.” Why?

Continue reading on Medium…


Christopher Pierznik’s nine books are available in paperback and Kindle. Check out more of his writing at MediumHis work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business InsiderThe CauldronMedium, Fatherly, Hip Hop Golden Age, and many more. Subscribe to his monthly newsletter or follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

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