blog 3 APE

Should You Write A Book?

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In Kawaski and Welch's Ape the first chapter on "Should You Write a Book" really struck me... As I first went through the reasons I felt like I might just gag from the over sentimentality of the reasons to write a book. When I read "To Enrich Lives" I just imagined some great teacher baking cookies filled with wisdom, knowledge, and insight. To me, that is the most cliche reason to write a book on the face of the earth (maybe I am just a cynic). I feel that "intellectual challenge" and "to further a cause" are equally cliche, so at that point I was ready to put the book down and just drink the strongest cup of coffee I could find.