Write a Novel? How do I begin?

Well, as many wise authors have offered, the answer to how do you begin writing a book is, “just write and write some more.”  That advice is wonderful if you’re not paralyzed by fear!  But, since I was a small child I’d faced fear many times and found a way through, hadn’t I?  This was different.  First, I had had success as a self-help author and now I was going to write a novel.  A completely different genre.  Who do I think I am!?  Self-help writing just poured out of me.  But novel writing?  That’s a different story (pardon the…

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