Act I: The Foundation

Act I of your story is the base that you will construct everything from. To close the category on how to write the beginning of your novel I am going to outline the structure that each act in a novel should have. The source that I used to gather this information is Joseph Bates’s book The…

Your Over-Arcing Plot

After you’ve come up with your premise it’s time to start thinking about your plot. What’s going to happen in your story? Since it’s only the very beginning and you’ve just started writing, you don’t have to go in depth just yet. Just think about it, maybe jot down a few ideas. If you want…