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Author Samantha Shad in her book titled The Write To Happiness: HowTo Write Stories to Change Your Brain and Your Life definitely challenges the reader to dig deeper concerning the exploration of writing. The beginning of the book is engaging and attention keeping, stimulating in the reader the desire to keep turning the pages to see what is coming next. The work involves the reader with various samples, styles, and ways to accomplish their desired mission. Samantha Shad declares: "People who read stories are happier, healthier, and live longer" (Pg.13). Writing the story is more than just words; it is the engagement of the writer, allowing themselves to become involved and a part of the material in a very tangible way. Shad suggests that writing a story is like reading a story but with so much more. The benefits are so numerous, she implies. Easy, no; rewarding, yes.
Good writers are problem solvers, allowing readers to go on the journey with them as they unfold the mystery at hand. It indicates how hard writers work to put together the pieces of a puzzle to complete the story. Sometimes people feel that writers are daydreamers, yet while doing nothing their subconscious mind is working diligently. The Write To Happiness will help the writer to better understand their thought process and that while sometimes they feel like they are doing very little, their mind is always at work. This will be a very rewarding read for the writer who is looking to better understand their craft and purpose.