1. Write What You Enjoy Reading
If you’re not a big reader, change your habits. Bestselling author Dean Koontz once said that a writer’s only recreation should be reading. You read not only to discover what’s selling right now, but also to get comfortable with language and grammar.
Decide whether you’d like to write fiction (novels and short stories), or nonfiction (material that’s factual). Check out the top-selling material on Amazon, and read some of it.