What It Means to Be ‘Writing a Book’

No one will take your book seriously until you do

Li Charmaine Anne
Sep 11, 2020 · 4 min read
Hand thrusting up stack of books against white background.
Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash

Ever since high school, I have been “writing a book.”

“What have you been up to lately?” an Auntie would ask at a family dinner. “I’m going to school, I’m playing piano, and I’m writing a book,” teen me would answer.