Back to writing tips! Today’s tip: sentence starts.
Another common mistake of newbies is to start most sentences with either the name of the character or He/She. It takes a lot to get out of the habit. This is where it pays to look at books of favorite authors. Notice how they start a sentence.
He looked out the window and was amazed to see the sun.
Looking out the window, he was amazed to see the sun.
It just takes a little concentration and a bit of thought as you work. Trust me, soon it will become an ingrained habit you won’t have to think about as much.