Check out this post with a NaNoWriMo tip on how to start that first chapter the right way from Rachel Poli’s blog.
What’s the hardest part about writing a novel? It’s different depending on who you are, how you write, and what you write.
Still, you may have all the ideas and you may even have a quick outline, but beginning a novel can be tricky. It is, after all, one of the most important parts of your novel.
There are plenty of readers out there who not only read the book’s blurb on the back, but they already read the first paragraph or so of the first chapter.
Why? Because they want to get a feel for the writing style. They want to see if they’ll be hooked into the story right away.
If they are, they’ll buy it. If they’re not… well, maybe the next reader who is enticed by the blurb will be into it.
There are so many different ways to start a novel. There’s no certain way that…
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