When you start writing a book, you may either find it challenging of easy. You will especially face a challenge when you are a first time writer. Where to start from may never be clear to you. However, writing a book only requires one to be determined and focused. With time, you will get to learn more and it will tend to get easier. You will still have to determine your starting point. Writing a given book in one day without prior planning is never possible. Writing needs a lot of planning first. When starting to write a book, you will be assisted by some factors.
It is wise that you take note of the genre you are to write about. The genre will always assist you in knowing the exact content your book needs to contain. Always play safe by not going for a genre because it is trending at the time. A genre that gets you excited is the kind of genre you should write on. You will end up regretting if you choose a genre because of the kind of sales it has. You will probably end up with poor quality work because you will never click with the genre.
The end of the book should be your starting point in the book. It is always a lot easier when you begin to write. You will always notice that when you start writing you will always have lots of content on the topic. You will start getting bored as you progress. Thinking will start diminishing and you will not be able to write as much. A lot of writers will always face a challenge in ending their story. Starting with the end of a story is therefore wise since you will still be enthusiastic with a lot of energy.
Developing the story’s characters should be done. It is your characters that build up the plot of your story. You need to make sure that when the readers read the storyline, they will be able to have a visual image of how the characters are and their role. The need to have a mental image of what the character is undergoing.
An outline of your story should be created. With this, your writing will be guided. The outline will give you a basic idea of what to write on each step. When you have the outline, your writing speed will be improved. The guides stated above will assist you when you want to start writing.