A book has a purpose, and so does a book written by a person who’s never written before.
You can write a book, and it’s going to get published, but that’s not what it’s all about.
You need to be able to articulate it clearly and effectively, and if you can’t do that, you can just let the rest of it slide.
This article by David S. Freedman is part of a series of articles in which we ask readers to share their favourite letters, words, and sentences that have inspired them. Read more