Being an author can change your life. More so, you can make a great impact on people who read your works. Thus, it makes way to more reason why one should become an author. Telling stories and sharing your knowledge with the world is one of the most amazing feelings there is. However, as exciting as it may sound, being able to narrate your story effectively is not that easy. You need to do a couple of measures to get the hang of it. This includes reading more books that can impart knowledge in writing your first book. Playing Hurt by Gerald L. Nadella is a great example. The tale is set in the 60s, telling the story of a couple and their struggles as they come of age. This story has earned positive reviews about the author's writing style, which makes it a great novel to learn from.