Flying Delta, at 35k feet, reading Seth Godin’s Linchpin in 2010, snapped this note, never knowing it’d come in handy today.
While there can be dozens of reasons to not finish writing a book, there really is only one. Organization. Or maybe it’s passion. Or, um, decisiveness. I’m not sure.
Bottom line (for real this time) why a book doesn’t get finished: The writer quits.