here is a list of top 5 Ways In Which You Should Never Start a Novel.
This is a massive no. Never start your novel with a huge block of a paragraph with scattered descriptions.
Starting your novel with your protagonist waking up from sleep is overdone. You need to open your story with a unique picture.
This is somewhat worse as well because after you are done picturing your dream; you will eventually come back to the real world of the main character.
This situation might work in certain cases; however, you must be very careful with this kind of beginning. Yes, it might seem to engage your readers from the beginning.
Beginning a novel with several dialogues is equivalent to starting the story in the middle of an action scene. It might sound vibrant. but..