The First 100 Pages: How to Get a Book Up and Breathing

The First 100 Pages: How to Get a Book Up and Breathing

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The first 100 pages of a novel are critical to creating a world readers want to immerse themselves in, but from the writer's end, it can be challenging. What needs to happen in those pages? What key elements absolutely must be there? How do you introduce multiple characters without overwhelming the reader? How do you lay the groundwork for your conflict? In this OnDemand webinar, learn world-building, character introduction, and other key elements of those first 100 pages with novelist Barbara Samuel (aka Barbara O’Neal), author of more than 60 novels.


Barbara O’Neal has written more than a dozen novels of women’s fiction, including several Amazon top-sellers. Her award-winning books have been published in many countries, including France, England, Poland, Australia, Turkey, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Israel, and Hungary. She lives in the beautiful city of Colorado Springs with her partner, a British endurance athlete who vows he will never lose his accent. Learn more at

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