Just got done with Donald Miller’s A Million Miles in a Thousand Years which is a memoir not only about writing stories, but also about living a life that impacts others.
The crux of the book is that Don is learning how to write a script for a film based on his life. But the more he gets into it, the more he realizes his own life is boring. That he’s trying to write great stories, but he’s not necessarily living a great story, really connecting with others. He says this about the disconnect: