I am an author by trade, but life is no fairy tale. While my stories are full of fantasy, I know that real life can be so much more than what is written in books. Life is the strangest, hardest, and most wonderful story. Go live it.
So you've decided to write a novel. You've got the story in your head, and you're ready to write. You've put your pen to paper and you get ready to introduce your characters.
Aaannnd your stuck.
Everyone knows that writing is easy... right?
Writing is one of the hardest things you will ever attempt in your life! You might be good with words, and able to string together some sentences...