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Don’t worry if you can’t figure out what that first page, first paragraph, or first sentence should be. You don’t have to know that now. You might find after you have written fifteen chapters that your book really starts at chapter 5 and you can throw away chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 or plug them in somewhere else. There are some tricks to get you going, to help you get something down on paper before the day is over. If you plan to write nonfiction you could start by explaining what kind of book it is, why you are writing it, and who will benefit from reading it.
They can then see the whole book at a glance and rearrange the chapters if necessary. If you are writing a novel, write character sketches too. Get to know the information, people, location, and events that are involved in your story so that you can confidently introduce them to the reader. Once you have a plan, a road map of where you are going, you are not likely to drift off, become lost, or encounter writer’s block. Have a clear idea of what you want to say and then develop your concept along those lines.
Throughout the process of writing it, you will be learning things you won’t realize you learned until you start to work on your next book. It is an undeniable fact that the more you write the better you write. You may worry about how to make your book interesting, how to organize it and put it together coherently. If you feel that way, you are not alone. Many first-time authors feel overwhelmed at the beginning. Even those who have done a lot of writing before often have fearful feelings when it comes to writing a book—until they learn the process.