It is the age of information – too much information actually. And, in this age, anyone can write. For every hundred novels that get published, there are hundreds that are rejected. With thousands of books coming in the market, do we have enough readers? Or, more appropriately, does the present day reader have that much of leisure time? The author of today’s article looks at seven reasons why one shouldn’t write a novel. The reasons highlight the tragedy, irony and the hilarity of novel-writing. Along with that, he also gives one reason to write a novel.