15 easy rules for writing well
How to start writing that first chapter
Are there any rules for writing fiction?
There are if it helps you. Writing a book is finding that balance between recklessness and control. When you first start writing, you will have to find a balance between stimulating your imagination and reining it in. The more you write, the more you understand that a structure, knowing how stories work, will help you create. Knowing those rules will get you started, until telling a story will become second nature.