As an article writing beginner you need to write that first article and get it published. It is a lot simpler than you think. So let's get to it, and write your first article. . In the first paragraph of your article you want to let the reader know what he or she is going to gain by reading your article. Let them know what your article is about and, how it can help them if they read it. In the next paragraph you want to identify with a problem, that is common in your niche. If the reader is experiencing this same problem, he will be anxious to read how you solved that problem.