Novel writing is a long, grueling, and lonely process.
One recent study showed that 81% of people want to write a book, yet few ever do.
Most people burn out, give up, or never get started to begin with.
Even people who devour books, love literature, and have a background in writing find they are unable to complete and sell a novel, despite their best efforts.
There is actually a shockingly simple answer as to why this happens on such a predictably frequent basis: