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Tag Archives: James Preston
Chart Your Characters’ Lives On and Off the Page
by James Preston The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. — Sun Tzu First, thanks for having me back. I really … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Craft Tagged Character charting, James Preston, Writers in the Storm, writing, writing a first draft 45 Comments
Adapting Screenplay Structure to Genre Novels
Congratulations to Ella Quinn, the winner of Debbie Herbert’s contest last week. Ella, you can contact Debbie via her website. You’re lucky to be one of the first to read her debut book, Siren’s Secret! And the winner of Chuck … Continue reading
Care About Your Characters Or Your Readers Won’t
WITS is happy to welcome back James Preston, author of the award-winning Surf City Mysteries series. James’ wife, Nancy, encouraged Fae Rowen to write her first book. James encouraged Fae to go to the San Diego Writers Conference to learn how to … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Inspiration Tagged Fae Rowen, James Preston, reading, Story, Writers in the Storm, writing 22 Comments