# A Straight-Forward Book Structure.

Last year I was reading various books by Jocko Willink, and in one of them he laid out his approach to writing his books.

I found this interesting because I do have an ambition to one day write a book.

His format is very simple.

He breaks his books into 3 main parts, and each part has 4 chapters. This makes a total of 12 chapters, and each chapter has 3 sections.

That’s a total of 36 sections. If each section has 1,000 to 2,000 words, this then ends up as a decently-sized small book.

He sits down and writes 1,000 words each and every day, and so he is able to write a book in around one to two months, which is quite a rapid pace.

I am writing this as a note to my future self with regards to setting up my own book in the future.