8 Reasons Not To Write A Book

I don’t follow a lot of blogs – I don’t read much at all, actually (supposedly this is something I “should” do to be a halfway decent writer, but oh well). But if you haven’t read Fred Colton’s blog, you’re seriously missing out. Easily one of my favorite bloggers – but then, I’m a huge sucker for authenticity, blatant honesty, and crass humor. So enter at your own risk.

Anyways, this one hits the nail on the head. You might remember my post on a similar subject: https://writersoftherain.com/2015/11/03/does-anyone-actually-know-how-to-sell-a-fking-e-book/
Let’s just say Fred is just a *tad more sophisticated in his delivery. Overal. Sentiment: writers have no chance in hell of becoming anything. So you’d better have a goddamn amazing sense of humor. The end.

Fred Colton

(Alternate Title: Finally Sucking Buzzfeed’s Dick So I Can Get Some Clicks Up In Here)

1.) The theoretical book in your head is better than the letdown the actual book will be.

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And the book in your head will be read by more people.

2.) Seriously, not even Mom will read it.

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My mom said I was a better writer than you, so I dedicated a story to her, and she did not read it. I should have dedicated a tweet to her instead.

3.) There are five million new books published every day.

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This is absolutely true. The day your amazing and special book comes out, it will launch in tandem with five million other amazing and special books. Now there are more books out than there are stars in the universe.

4.) You won’t have to pay some vulture $300 for a book cover.

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