I Don’t Know How to Start

I was looking after the book table at a colleague’s launch last year when a woman approached me and very quietly told me: “I want to write a book but I can’t seem to get started. How do you start?” I asked: “Do you know what it’s about?” “Yes.” “Do you know who’s in it?” “Pretty much. Yes.” “And you’re having trouble starting it.” A nod. “Do you know how it ends?” She brightened up. “Yes! Of course I do.”Read more