Yes, You Should Write That Book — Here’s Why
Have you been thinking about writing a book?
Or starting a blog?
Or putting together a website?
Are you one of the many, many people who have a great idea but either have no clue where to start, don’t have the time, or think it’s just too hard?
You’re definitely not alone!
According to a bunch of sites, a 2002 study said that 81% of Americans want to write a book (but most don’t).
Sounds like a lot, right?
But really think about that number.
81% of 340,476,592 = 275,786,039.
Almost 276 MILLION people! That’s insane.
With so many ideas floating around out there, why should you write yours now?
Great question, let’s discuss.
Every single person has a unique perspective.
We each have individual experiences and traumas and professional learning and everything else.
Ultimately, we all have a story.
You might want to write a book to teach people about something you know a lot about. Or a fun story people can escape into. Or you want to help people.
There are a bunch of reasons why you have something to say and why you want to write something.
And probably a bunch more for why not to.
But it’s important to remember that there is a market and an audience for everything.
With how small the internet has made the world, we are connected and learning from each other all the time.
Just as there’s never a “perfect” time to have a kid or start a new job, there’s not really a “perfect” scenario that says “Yes! NOW is the time to write a book!”
Writing a book takes time, energy, and money (if you’re self-publishing — the publishing is free but the cover design, formatting…