October 20 – 23, 2022

Pasadena, CA

The First 100 Pages of Your Novel

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? Learn world-building, character introduction, and other key elements of those first 100 pages with novelist Barbara O’Neal, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.