Emerson Built That

WHY YOU SHOULD WRITE A BOOK AT LEAST ONCE IN YOUR LIFE

August 31, 2020 Allison DM Season 1 Episode 11
Emerson Built That
WHY YOU SHOULD WRITE A BOOK AT LEAST ONCE IN YOUR LIFE
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Emerson Built That
WHY YOU SHOULD WRITE A BOOK AT LEAST ONCE IN YOUR LIFE
Aug 31, 2020 Season 1 Episode 11
Allison DM

Do it for yourself, not others. Well, OK maybe your parents! I never enjoyed reading as a child, I always had cliff notes on hand for book reports. But as I got older, I realized I do not have to read about history and science, I could read anything I wanted. Thus, I found a love for reading and my love for writing followed.

One summer a few years ago, my family and I moved across the country to enjoy an amazing experience in a cramped apartment in the heart of Chelsea, New York. It was there that I had an AHA moment, that I may not be able to retire one day owning my company and I needed to start thinking about other options. I found myself wandering the streets in a most creative way and writing notes on snippets of paper shoved into my pockets and purse, of a book I would write when I returned home.

I decided to write my book as a homage, something I would always remember, should I one day not own my company. I wanted to write the book while I was in the thick of things, not after it was all complete.

So consider writing a book of your own (any topic) for three reasons:
1. Journaling / all of your thoughts are right there on the paper, telling a story, fiction or non-fiction
2. Something you will always have / a keepsake that takes a lot of work, but it is worth it.
3. Marketing piece / you will be an author, so use that title to your advantage and the message or story in your book.

Make sure you are passionate about the topic, and don't get discouraged with publishing, you can self publish!

My book,
I Crumpled My Paper, Now What?

Show Notes

Do it for yourself, not others. Well, OK maybe your parents! I never enjoyed reading as a child, I always had cliff notes on hand for book reports. But as I got older, I realized I do not have to read about history and science, I could read anything I wanted. Thus, I found a love for reading and my love for writing followed.

One summer a few years ago, my family and I moved across the country to enjoy an amazing experience in a cramped apartment in the heart of Chelsea, New York. It was there that I had an AHA moment, that I may not be able to retire one day owning my company and I needed to start thinking about other options. I found myself wandering the streets in a most creative way and writing notes on snippets of paper shoved into my pockets and purse, of a book I would write when I returned home.

I decided to write my book as a homage, something I would always remember, should I one day not own my company. I wanted to write the book while I was in the thick of things, not after it was all complete.

So consider writing a book of your own (any topic) for three reasons:
1. Journaling / all of your thoughts are right there on the paper, telling a story, fiction or non-fiction
2. Something you will always have / a keepsake that takes a lot of work, but it is worth it.
3. Marketing piece / you will be an author, so use that title to your advantage and the message or story in your book.

Make sure you are passionate about the topic, and don't get discouraged with publishing, you can self publish!

My book,
I Crumpled My Paper, Now What?