Below are some essential steps you need to follow when writing your book. Writing a book requires you to begin by writing a story that you would like to read again and again. Do not think of a story that will help you sell your book fast. Think of a book you can dip yourself into reading it. Find out the told in the book. May be it is about history, mystery or romance. Do not deviate so far away from the theme.
It is important to make sure that your story is about what you love. If there is a tone of voice that you love, or you have some characters that you like most, that is what is supposed to be included in your story. The idea is to ensure you write what you love. It is easy to bring out a great piece of paper when you write about things that you enjoy reading. It will be hard to compose a story about something you do not love.
Start by listing all items that crazily obsess you. When you begin to write let those things be on top of your desk to guide you. As you start y0ur writing, start with a character. Make it look believable. Give your character freedom to make you surprised by the story and the direction it is taking. What will not shock you may also not surprise the readers. You should start your writing with something that looks like a surprise. You should give your style a compelling challenge, problem or situation. That is what will compel the character to move forward. Think about something that the character will do to shape the future entirely.
You should also think of making things happen. When there are happenings the story becomes something great to read. You should make sure that you are making the story look great by including action on the story. You should go through what you have written and check each scene to confirm there is something happening in each of them. Write something that looks believable. make your story flow with same characters all through.
Make sure you complete every story that you start. Ensure you do not give up the story half way. Your finished tale should reach to the publishers. Do not be discouraged by the publishers who may reject your story in the beginning. Make sure you get it out again and again. While you are waiting for the publishers to work on your book, begin writing another one. Make sure you determine in the process what works for you. You will know from your experience what works for you. All what you need is to make sure that you do not give up.