20 Reasons To Write A Book In Your 20s

number 16 ❤ but every other reason is nice too

Thought Catalog

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I wrote a book. It didn’t sell a million copies and I’m not even close to paying any kind of rent off it. Yet it remains one of the best things I’ve done. The benefits:

1. You can.

If you write 500 good words a day you will have 50,000 words in 100 days. That’s just over three months. If you write 1000 good words a day you’ll be done in less than two months. It doesn’t take that long. Jack Kerouac wrote On The Road in three weeks. Your book will probably suck, but it doesn’t have to (especially after editing). You’re reading this on a computer you type thousands of words into a day…you may as well put a few into a pile that you plan on growing.

2. It will make other goals look more achievable.

If you can write a book that…

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