Plot development in Scrivener

Scrivener is a writing environment with extensive flexibility. One of its chief advantages to writers is that it allows you to divide a story or book into its constituent pieces (chapters and scenes), work on them independently, shift them around, and compile the finished product as a seamless manuscript.. This makes it ideal for those…… Continue reading Plot development in Scrivener

Free “Crime Writer’s Week”

ProWritingAid is hosting a week-long virtual event for those of us who write crime and thriller novels. Eleven events are scheduled from Monday, April 19 through Thursday, April 22, with three additional events on Friday for those who subscribe to ProWritingAid. Free events include advice from writers, editors and publishers on plotting, editing, getting published,…… Continue reading Free “Crime Writer’s Week”

Almost finished

I’m close to completing the final draft of my next novel. I’m just weeding out a few echoes. For those who don’t understand what that means, I’m weeding out echoes to remove any echoes.

A book is never finished

” “A book is never finished; it’s abandoned.” ― Gene Fowler I post this because I just realized I began writing my current novel sixteen months ago. I’m still making changes, but I hope to send it off to an editor for evaluation by the end of this month.

Retooled website

I’ve redesigned the website today to better present my three books and provide more up-to-date information. You can reach it at lewisthescrivener.com, jameshlewis.com, or jimlewisonline.com. Give it a look and tell me what you think.