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James Scott Bell is the author of more than fifteen novels and a Christy Award winner for Final Witness in 2000. His fiction has been reviewed in Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal, and the Library Review. He's the author of Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure, Write Great Fiction: Revision & Self-Editing, and The Art of War for Writers. He writes for Writer's Digest magazine. Bell currently teaches fiction writing courses at Pepperdine University and is a regular on the conference circuit. His website is www.jamesscottbell.com. He lives in West Hills, California.
Nevertheless, I highly recommend this book to aspiring writers of all genres.
After all, if someone starts reading your story, ideally you want them to have a difficult time finding a place to stop in the story and put it down.
I found reading it easy and very enjoyable as well as informative and a great learning experience.
One of the best writing books I've ever read. Super helpful in ways most writing books miss.Published 5 months ago by n.beth
Some points are repeated more than I feel necessary but for the most part an informative, easy read. I would definitely recommend it to any creative writer.Published 5 months ago by That One Chick
I've read just about all the books on writing and this is one of the best. The tools you'll learn in this book are invaluable.Published 6 months ago by Jennifer Buck
I found this book helpful for my writing but like with all books and advice on the topic of writing these are opinions and sometimes outdated or inappropriate opinions for what you... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alan
Jim Bell is one of the best craft of writing authors/coaches out there for modern commercial fiction. Read morePublished 7 months ago by George
This is a fantastic craft book on creating conflict and suspense in your novel. I treated it like a workshop reading a chapter a night. So much insight. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kourtney Heintz