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hi my name is kalynn. I am having trouble starting out a book. i know how the story is going to go and what is going to happen, but i ant figure out how to start it. Do you have any advice?

It depends if it is fiction or nonfiction. For nonfiction, you just have to write a proposal, not the whole book. For fiction, you might want to make an outline so you can get the events down on paper. Looking at books in bookstores or libraries like the one you want to write may help. Another method is to just write without worrying about editing then edit it later on. The website has a variety of articles on this subject. Good luck.


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