81 Percent of People Want to Write a Book Someday …

Check out this inspiring post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the percentage of people that want to write a book. There’s a difference between desire and actually doing it.

Meg Dowell Writes

… and many never will.

In 2002, 81 percent of people surveyed said they felt they wanted to write a book.

That’s right — the majority of people (at least in 2002) wanted to do the exact same thing you’ve likely wanted to do for a long time.

There’s nothing special or original about wanting to author a masterpiece.

However … there’s something very special about actually being able to write one.

Why does everyone want to write a book so badly? Honestly, because publishing a book is easy enough that technically anyone CAN write and distribute their work. And good for them.

But the problem is that actually writing a book — or a blog post or a screenplay or whatever it is you aspire to craft — is not as easy as it seems from the outside.

You do not see the work that goes into your favorite…

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