Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Auckland
Over 30 workshops with International Bestselling Authors
Friday Workshop with James Scott Bell
James is the #1 bestselling author of Plot & Structure, and thrillers like Don’t Leave Me, Blind Justice, Deceived, Try Dying, Watch Your Back, and One More Lie)…and he’s presenting our all day Friday Workshop at the RWNZ 2014 Conference! Jim attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where he studied writing with Raymond Carver. He graduated with honors from the University of Southern California law school, and has written over 300 articles and several books for the legal profession. He has taught novel writing at Pepperdine University and numerous conferences in the United States, Canada and Great Britain. His short fiction has appeared in two anthologies and he is currently at work on two series: pulp style boxing stories featuring Irish Jimmy Gallagher and the vigilante nun series Force of Habit. Under the pen name K. Bennett he is also the author of the Mallory Caine zombie legal thriller series, which begins with Pay Me in Flesh. He has written four craft books for Writer’s Digest Books: Plot & Structure, Revision & Self-Editing, The Art of War for Writers and Conflict & Suspense. A former trial lawyer, James now writes and speaks full time. He lives in Los Angeles. He blogs every Sunday at The Kill Zone
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Whether you write for fun, are working towards publication or just want to socialise with other like-minded writers, Romance Writers of New Zealand has something to offer you. We regularly hold regional meetings, offer online and offline support and resources, provide online workshops with leading writing experts, run competitions and hold an annual conference, providing an intense learning and networking experience.
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