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How to Start a Book – Writing the First Sentence

Writing the first sentence of any project is something that stresses a lot of people out! Maybe you sit down to write your book and you can’t figure out how to start it. Sometimes you’ll have this problem at the beginning of a chapter, a keynote, or an article. The very first thing you say seems like the most important, right? So much so that it can trip you up if you feel like you can’t get it perfect.

If you’re struggling with writing your opening, watch this video to learn some great tips and gain a fresh perspective to get you unstuck.
Key takeaways:
  • Flesh out content later in the piece so you continue making progress.
  • Wait for inspiration to strike you (creativity happens at unexpected times).
  • Don’t forget you can get help from an editor.
  • Put your self-doubt in check. You can do this!
Happy writing!
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