Why So Many People Never Finish Writing Their Books

Meg Dowell Writes

If you want to write a book, you’re not alone. Most people think they can and should.

Only a select few, compared to the whole, actually do it.

There are many reasons for this. One of them being that many people don’t realize what goes into writing a story until they actually start trying to write one.

You can’t just make up a few characters, put them somewhere, make them go on an adventure, and call it done. Stories, below the surface, are much more complicated than that.

Anyone can write a story. Not everyone can compose an impressive work of art only using words.

Think about that. Some of history’s greatest stories are just words on paper. And yet they transport us across time and space, pull us out of our own self-centered universes, and prompt us to see and think and believe things we may have never seen…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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