Dwnloaded the Scrivener program and followed the tutorial--think I am really going to like the flexibility. Sounds like many of the things that frustrated me when working on a word processor are workable in scrivener. Very exciting!
F1 - How are you going to write? Long-hand? On a typewriter? On a computer? Online or offline? With what software? As tempting as it is, don’t spend too much time thinking about this. Pick something and go with it.
F2 - Download or set up your writing tool so it is ready for you to go.
F3 - Set up a back up system for your writing and use it every day
F4- Take a tutorial on your writing tool/software so you will be versed in how to use all of its features.