Advice from the Masters: Malcolm Gladwell

Dec 14, 2011 | Better Writing

Malcolm Gladwell is staff writer for the New Yorker and the author of several books, including two of my favorites, The Tipping Point and Outliers. Here’s his advice to you, if you’re thinking about writing a book.

“When you write a book, you need to have more than an interesting story. You need to have a desire to tell the story. You need to be personally invested in some way.  . . .  If you’re going to live with something for two years, three years, the rest of your life, you need to care about it”

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