Chapter 8

September 27, 2023

“Finding Your Beginning” by Matthew Dicks is a valuable resource for aspiring writers. In this book, Dicks shares practical advice and strategies to help writers overcome common obstacles like writer’s block. Drawing from his own experience as a successful author and storyteller, Dicks provides insights into the creative process.

He emphasizes the significance of curiosity and keen observation as tools for generating compelling story ideas. Dicks encourages readers to take risks in their storytelling, pushing them to step out of their comfort zones. Throughout the book, he offers exercises and techniques designed to help writers discover the beginnings of their own stories, making it an indispensable guide for anyone seeking to kickstart their writing journey. “Finding your Beginning” serves as a roadmap to inspire and invigorate the creative writing process.