Starting your story in the right place is crucial for hooking readers and keeping them engaged. Start your story too late and you risk confusing your reader.
The thought of making others smile and laugh fills me with joy. Whatever one writes, the original question still remains: Do you need to write to live?
See how the fundamentals of speech writing can be applied to multiple areas. Learn to capture your audience and become a better writer.
You must research to write better if you want someone to read your story and believe it. It must have verisimilitude.
You will write your stories, poems, novels, etc; proceed to submit them to literary journals, agents, publishers, and then you will inevitably receive rejection letters.