You might find it either challenging or easy having to start writing a book. When you are a first time writer, you will definitely face a challenge. You may never know where to start from. One only needs determination and focus to start writing. With time, you will get to learn more and it will tend to get easier. However, you still have to determine where you are to start from. 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.
You need to consider the genre that you are to write about. You will always have an idea of what to base your book about when you are aware of the genre you are to write on. The trend of a genre should not be the deciding factor on the genre you are to write about. Instead, you need to go for the genre you love and you can relate with. 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. When you start writing, you always find it easier at the beginning. 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. Most writers always have a challenge ending the 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. Your characters are the ones who will build the plot of the story. When readers are reading, they need to have some visual image created in their mind by the characters of your story. What the character is undergoing should be able to follow by the readers.
Always create an outline of the story you are to write. Your writing will be able to be guided with the outline. The outline will give you a basic idea of what to write on each step. You will be able to improve the speed of your writing when you have an outline for the story. How to start writing will be guided by the above tips that are stated above.