Reasons for writing books are in unlimited supply; from having a message to share with the world to wanting to become a professional writer and make money. There are thousands of reasons.
The decision to be a writer is easy to take: have an idea, write the first word. The hard part is to put up with thousands of hours of writing, research, rewrites, working with an editor, cover designer, sending proposal letters, formatting eBooks for self-publishing, and so many others.
What can you do in a world where those thousands of hours are dedicated to writing by thousands of other people?
Stop writing books.
Start writing stories.
Change readers’ lives.
Make a difference.