Three Rules For A Good BookThree rules for a good book The two books that I read this summer are: California Blue by David Klass, and Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen. There are three rules for writing a good book. Unfortunately no one knows what they are. That quote was said by W. Somerset Maugham. Every Author has their own three rules. I came up with my own. The three rules that I think are the most important.