How Do I Start Writing a Book? Start Before the Beginning

You may think your story starts with the first sentence. You actually start writing a book by ‘staring out of the window’.

They say it is the first step that costs the effort. I do not find it so. I am sure I could write unlimited ‘first chapters’. I have indeed written many.



Storytelling as an experience for writers and readers. How stories work their way into our lives

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Author of historical fantasy novels set in the 1920s | Dieselpunk | 1920s social history blogger | Hopeless Tolkien nerd