Everybody Writes by Ann Handley summary. “Writing is less about beckoning the muse than hanging in until the typing becomes writing.” - David Carr. Are you telling your story from your unique perspective, with a voice and style that’s clearly all you?. “When you have to write your ideas out in complete sentences and complete paragraphs, it forces a deeper clarity of thinking.” - Jeff Bezos. “Good writing . . . is a matter of developing the skills of intuitive psychology that are so important in every other aspect of social life: getting inside the heads of other people so that you can respect their needs and their wants.