As a writer in today’s world, you possess an awesome opportunity to become the author of change. You have so many tools at your disposal to help you inspire others to take up your cause, to share your message and to become change agents. In this way, you, too, become a change agent. You become an author of change.
Writing a book may be your dream, but you have a lot of options when it comes to authoring change. You can self-publish a book or try to land a traditional publishing contract. Additionally, you can create change by authoring an ebook. You can even blog a book.
Or you can simply blog and create change that way. By tying your blog into your social media and traditional media efforts, you can create amazing, life-changing and world-changing communities.
How exactly do books create change? They do so by offering an inspiring message that moves readers to take action. For this to happen, readers must feel a core need or reason to do something. The author must offer enough added benefit or value for creating change, becoming part of the movement or spreading the message–doing something–that they do, indeed, act. In most cases, this means touching them on an emotional basis.
For you to write a book that creates change–personal or social–it needs to be:
You want to write with:
Yet, you must provide:
- concrete data
- convincing arguments
- expert status or authority
You could write a memoir, a manifesto, a prescriptive book, or theoretical study. You might even write fiction. The following books were influential in changing many people’s lives and starting movements large and small:
- The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism by Andrew Harvey
- A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle
- Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman
- 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life by Cami Walker
- An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore
Do you have books you’d add to this list?
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