Among the myriad other issues and problems I’m currently wrestling with, I’m having serious problems with deciding where and when to start my WIP. I’ve got a number or possible starting points, but I cannot for the life of me make any of them work for me in the long run. Anyway, Pub Rants had a really great post about this here that you should check out.
How do you know you’ve got the right beginning? Do you use back story? Think it’s a good thing? How much description is too much? How do you know?