There are many reasons for writing.. Knowing why an author has writtensomething can help us understandthe text. . Knowing our own purpose for writingcan help us be better writers.. Some authors write to entertain us.. They want us to enjoy the story.. . . Examples of writing that entertains:. Babysitter Club booksFrindleHolesThe Lion, the Witch, and the WardrobeWreck of the Zephyr.