Write a fictional story using two potential methods. Writing a fictional story you can be proud of begins with where you will write when you are home and how will you write when you are away from home? Make both experiences a pleasure. There are two thoughts about methods of writing, constant and interrupted. A portion of writers goal is to finish the manuscript without taking a break to make corrections and try to have a fresh perspective when they do editing and corrections. Others write and make small corrections as a process and do extensive editing later. I may be completely odd, as I write, read, question, correct in many ways and I never limit the time I require to finish. In fact, finishing is not my goal. My goal is to allow the story to flow. To help the reader imagine the scene, the circumstance and the feelings, thoughts, reactions, actions and interactions of the characters.
Being comfortable and having everything you need in the location where you will write a fictional story will give you a good start. Prepared to write a fictional story will help with your concentration and bolster your confidence. Distractions are going to happen, but constant distractions will not allow you to concentrate and let your thoughts and fingers fly. I have no typing skill. I have two fingers that follow the patterns I have developed. Knowing where the keys are will become a talent for everyone. You have no need to practice, but gaining a feel for your typing will grow as you do the work you enjoy.
Always keep your journey as a process of writing and build what will come next. You will construct the story with what comes next and what is needed to compliment and complete the sentences, paragraphs and chapters.
During the time you spend writing a fictional story keep your excitement about writing at a level that helps your thoughts and words flowing. Have a drink handy and snack or eat when you feel a need. Write as long as you want. Not as long as you need. When writing becomes boring the flow will drop off and the lack of excitement will be manifested in your content. Take a rest break when you become emotional. Those times will happen, if you are like me. Passion for your craft should be continually developed without thinking of how. You will see an increase as you continue writing.
A good writer can write anywhere that is conducive to concentration and enjoyment of building the story.
If you feel the need, do an outline or a synopsis and make changes to them as the story demands. If your intention is to have a traditional publisher, the outline is needed.
As you structure your writing a fictional story consider why some authors make the page count the same for each chapter. Right or wrong I don’t, particularly if the flow is substantial. People like consistency, but if they are engrossed in reading a slight variance may be tolerated. If your goal is to appease your readers, consistency should be a concern and a shorter chapter has no place in any story. Extra pages are not as upsetting as fewer pages. Always think in terms of the importance of your reader when you are editing and making corrections. Write for your on edification and edit and correct for your readers edification. Make the finished manuscript enjoyable by using sentence structure that is easily readable. What will help your readers understand and enjoy? Hurricane Bay is one of my publications I recommend to someone who is new to my work. It is posted for purchase as https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/744954.