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James Scott Bell


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aka K Bennett

Jim is a former trial lawyer who now writes and speaks full time. He is the bestselling author of Try Dying, No Legal Grounds, Presumed Guilty, Glimpses of Paradise, Breach of Promise and several other thrillers. He is a winner of the Christy Award for Excellence in Inspirational Fiction, and was a fiction columnist for Writers Digest magazine. He has written two books in the Writers' Digest series, Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure and Revision & Self-Editing.

Jim has taught writing at Pepperdine University and numerous writers conferences. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where he studied writing with Raymond Carver.

Genres: Inspirational, Mystery
 
Non fiction
   Successful Closing Argument Techniques (1987)
   Bell's Good Faith Exception Book (1997)
   Write Great Fiction - Plot & Structure (2004)
   Plot and Structure (2004)
   Write Great Fiction series (2008) (with Gloria Kempton and Nancy Kress)
   Write Great Fiction - Revision And Self-Editing (2008)
   Revision And Self-Editing (2008)
   The Art of War for Writers (2009)
   The Write Great Fiction Collection Bundle (2010) (with Nancy Kress)
   Writing Fiction for All You're Worth (2011)
   Conflict and Suspense (2011)
   How to Write Comedy (2012)
   Self-Publishing Attack! (2012)
   How to Achieve Your Goals and Dreams (2012)
   How to Manage the Time of Your Life (2012)
   Fiction Attack! (2013)
   Write Your Novel From The Middle (2014)
   How to Write Dazzling Dialogue (2014)
   How to Make a Living as a Writer (2014)
   Super Structure (2015)
   Three Men and a Manuscript (2015) (with Larry Brooks and Randy Ingermanson)
   27 Fiction Writing Blunders - And How Not To Make Them! (2015)
   Voice (2015)
   Some People Are Dead (2016)
   Just Write (2016)
   Writing Right to Success (2016) (with Brian Bird, Lynette Eason, Eva Marie Everson, Dennis E Hensley, DiAnn Mills, Cecil Murphey and Susan May Warren)
   Manliness (2016)
   The Mental Game of Writing (2016)
   How to Write Short Stories and Use Them to Further Your Writing Career (2016)
   Marketing For Writers Who Hate Marketing (2017)
   Knockout Fiction Power Pack (2017)
   How to Write Pulp Fiction (2017)
   How to Write Best-Selling Fiction (2019)
   The Last Fifty Pages (2019)
   Plotman to the Rescue (2019)
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James Scott Bell recommends
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Ten Thousand Charms (2006)
(Crossroads of Grace, book 1)
Allison Pittman
"Ten Thousand Charms is a terrific debut for writer Allison Pittman, a tale of love and redemption that grabs you and won't let go. It will leave you like it left me - anxious to see this author's future work."
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A Portrait of Marguerite (2006)
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"A warm and winning debut!"
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Code Blue (2010)
(Prescription for Trouble, book 1)
Richard L Mabry
"A healthy dose of mystery, with ample injections of suspense and romance, Richard Mabry's splendid debut novel is just what the doctor ordered."
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Rooms (2010)
James L Rubart
"A profound spiritual tale spun with imaginative flair. I'm looking forward to more from Jim Rubart."
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Injustice For All (2012)
(Justice Seekers, book 1)
Robin Caroll
"A journey into the heart of suspense and the heart of faith. Robin Caroll scores again with Injustice for All."

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