Writing could interest many all over the world who might always dream about writing their experiences down to print it later as a book. Or simply, anyone with a story to tell, may consider writing a book either to get their dream realized or to advance really in a career of writing or even for commercial purposes. Whoever you are, if you have a story you believe is worth telling, and especially when something or the other happens if you find yourself intertwining your thoughts to develop a story from the said incident or if you simply want to be a writer, you can start writing a book. Writing a book for the first time could be the most challenging task ever an average writer encounters. Taking the leap and start writing a book is acknowledged by many as a daunting task. Despite the fears and difficulties, if you let your inner passion emerge, you will be fearless to kick start your writing which would be rewarding. Here, we have given some useful tips to those who want to write a book for the first time.
Features of a good book
A good read should be comprised of many aspects. First, it should have a very good storyline or plot which is powerful and interesting at the same time. It should have detailed descriptions yet not too long that the readers will find it boring. The most important aspect of a good book is that it should be original and authentic. It should neither be a copy of any other piece of writing nor should it be unrealistic that the readers question its credibility. As well, the characters in the book too should be realistic and well-constructed. Ultimately, a good book should be hard for the reader to put down.
How to start to write a book
How to kick start writing your book? Before writing, just try to buy yourself a nice little notebook so that you can write your ideas down whenever they pop up into your head anytime anywhere. Then, write down the story in your head on your notebook as it is and then see if it is strong or weak. If it is weak, it is preferable to revise your plot as a weak plot is difficult to concentrate on and develop. If you do not have a story in your head, start thinking what kind of story might interest the readers and then try to proceed. Note everything down before you forget. To proceed, then try to think of main events, back stories, turning points, climaxes, anticlimaxes and descriptions of characters and decide on the outline of your story. If your are writing an autobiographical book or an inspiring book which would benefit the readers to shape their personalities and lives, think and decide on the extent of information you want to include in the book. Now, start writing, think out the organization of your book and see to it. After you have finished writing, revise, proofread, correct, and prepare a final draft. Then, all that is left is finalizing your book and giving it for print and publishing.
Other important factors in writing a book
The layout and the format of the book too are two other important factors. The complete layout of the book is contributive to the outcome and the sale of the book. Also, it is important to have an excellent title and an eye-catching cover page to the book. Writing an inspiring introduction to the book is also important to make the reader enthused to proceed reading the book.
Having everything on your mind, you can now write a book.