Character. The first, most important step in writing is a character building experience. This is going to take the next 2 weeks, but when you are done, you will be a master at writing personality. The beauty of that is, once the characters a fully flushed, the rest of the narrative writes its self. With strong eccentrics and plot line, you can create a timeless master piece. Lets start small.
You are at the beach at sunset. You approach a bench and sit down. There is a young girl sitting on the bench and when she turns to smile and acknowledge you, you see her eye is black.