Daniel Schwabauer Excerpt from guest post on KidLit Central The first pages of your manuscript are the most important ones you will write. If you do not capture an editor in the first few pages, she will not keep reading. Likewise with the casual reader. So how do you make the first pages interesting?
Daniel Schwabauer A student asked, "I always like to write long prologues that give the history and culture of my story worlds, and set the stage for each novel. Is this bad?"
Daniel Schwabauer A student asked me recently how one can write a novel with only an hour a day to write. Truth is, it's difficult, but it can be done.
Daniel Schwabauer I created the One Year Adventure Novel with two goals in mind.
Daniel Schwabauer Storytellers are the most powerful people in any culture. More than military leaders or political figures, storytellers exercise control by shaping the ideas people believe.