so I have never wrote a book before I mean alot of love letters to girlfriends a

  1. hearttalker profile image36
    hearttalkerposted 8 years ago

    so I have never wrote a book before I mean alot of love letters to girlfriends a few poems the...

    usual I really have my heart focused on writing a romance book I dont really know were to start. Should I write it on paper first then type it spell check it all that stuff? What do I need how many chapters how many pages in chapters Just need some starting help thank you!

  2. Marturion profile image61
    Marturionposted 8 years ago

    Okay, that's actually a lot of questions... Let's start with the paper verses computer angle:  Try writing a few paragraphs in pen and a few on your computer.  Whichever feels more natural - that's how you write.
      As for content, don't worry about the number of chapters.  As you progress through the book, you'll get a feel for when a break is coming.  Follow your gut.  Publishers generally look for about 65 to 70 thousand words for a first effort.  But, don't get discouraged if you don't hit the magic number.  Your first draft will probably be far below that, then  you go back and fill in.
    ABove all, I give this bit of advice:  Write a story for yourself before anyone else.  Lose yourself in the adventure of writing, and you will end up with a great book!

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    hismom2010posted 7 years ago

    i am no expert myself but i believe every good writier makes mistskes. so try writing it out first do try to make it perfect. just let your pen meet the paper and ket ur ideas roll and go from there. GOOD LUCK! Hope to read it one day.

 
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