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Let's write a book...

Getting Started
7 Key First Chapter Questions
1. Genre: What kind of story is this?
2. What is the story really about?
3. Who is telling the story?
4. Which character should the reader care most about?
5. Where and when does the story take place?
6. How should the reader feel about what's happening?
7. Why should the reader care about what happens next?
5 Things to Include in the First Chapter
1. A gripping first paragraph
2. An introduction to the main character
3. An introduction to the antagonist
4. A vivid setting
5. An inciting incident
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