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James N. Frey

Full Name: James N. Frey
Gender: Male
Hometown: Syracuse
Born: 1943-03-15
Number of Works: 14
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ISBN: 0312010443, 9780312010447
Keywords: write, novel, damn, storytelling, dramatic, nonsense, guide
Pages: 174
Published: 1987
  • Rating: 80%

<div>Written in a clear, crisp, accessible style, this book is perfect for beginners as well as professional writers who need a crash course in the down-to-earth basics of storytelling. Talent and inspiration can't be taught, but Frey does provide scores of helpful suggestions and sensible rules and principles.An international bestseller, How to Write a Damn Good Novel will enable all writers to face that intimidating first page, keep them on track when they falter, and help them recognize, analyze, and correct the problems in their own work.</div>
ISBN: 0312104782, 9780312104788
Keywords: dramatic, storytelling, techniques, advanced, damn, novel, write
Pages: 176
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%

<div>"Damn good" fiction is dramatic fiction, Frey insists, whether it is by Hemingway or Grisham, Le Carre or Ludlum, Austen or Dickens. Despite their differences, these authors' works share common elements: strong narrative lines, fascinating characters, steadily building conflicts, and satisfying conclusions. Frey's How to Write a Damn Good Novel is one of the most widely used guides ever published for aspiring authors. Here, in How to Write a Damn Good Novel, II, Frey offers powerful advanced techniques to build suspense, create fresher, more interesting characters, and ach
ISBN: 0312300522, 9780312300524
Keywords: power, myth, using, fiction, write, damn, key
Pages: 272
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

<div>Myths, says James N. Frey, are the basis of all storytelling, and their structures and motifs are as powerful for contemporary writers as they were for Homer. In The Key, novelist and fiction-writing coach Frey applies his popular "Damn Good" approach to Joseph Campbell's insights into the universal structure of myths, providing a practical guide for fiction writers and screenwriters who want to shape their ideas into a powerful mythic story. </div>
ISBN: 0312304463, 9780312304461
Keywords: inspiration, finished, manuscript, guide, practical, damn, mystery, write
Pages: 288
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

<div>Edgar award nominee James N. Frey, author of the internationally best-selling books on the craft of writing, How to Write a Damn Good Novel, How to Write a Damn Good Novel II: Advanced Techniques, and The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the Power of Myth, has now written what is certain to become the standard "how to" book for mystery writing, How to Write a Damn Good Mystery.Frey urges writers to aim high-not to try to write a good-enough-to-get-published mystery, but a damn good mystery. A damn good mystery is first a dramatic novel, Frey insists-a dramatic no
ISBN: 0312575076, 9780312575076
Keywords: novelists, screenwriters, guide, thriller, damn, write
Pages: 288
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

<DIV><DIV><DIV>A quick look at any fiction bestseller list reveals that thrillers make up most of the titles at the top. HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD THRILLER will help the aspiring novelist or screenwriter to design, draft, write, and polish a thriller that is sure to grab readers. Frey uses examples from both books and movies and addresses the following hot topics:</DIV><DIV>*Germinal ideas</DIV><DIV>*Breathing life into great thriller characters</DIV><DIV>*Crafting a gripping opening</DIV><DIV>*Maintaining tension</D
ISBN: 080501764X, 9780805017649
Keywords: wolves, winter
Pages: 307
Published: 1992
  • Rating: 80%

Sickened by the missions he has had to perform for the CIA-backed secret organization, Tom Croft has put "the company" behind him and fallen in love, but when he refuses to fulfill a contract and kill Gray Wolf, he finds his own life endangered. 10,000 first printing.
ISBN: 1884956793, 9781884956799
Keywords: america, amazing, psychic, martin, annette, light, incredible, story, gift
Pages: 203
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 60%

For more than 35 years, Annette Martin has used her psychic ability, the “Gift of the White Light,” to help thousands of people answer everyday questions concerning the heart, career, health and emotional problems, and departed loved ones. She has assisted police agencies and the FBI, helping to solve crimes, convict criminals, and locate missing persons. She is frequently featured on national and international television and radio programs, and she became the first psychic sworn in as an expert witness in a court of law for a murder case. In a reading requested by John Denver, she
ISBN: 0553265644, 9780553265644
Keywords: way
Pages: 192
Published: 1987
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0553273531, 9780553273533
Keywords: dreamland, killing
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1988
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0312063148, 9780312063146
Keywords: cat, dead
Pages: 234
Published: 1991
  • Rating: 80%

San Francisco P.I. Odyssey Gallagher joins forces with her ex-lover, the tough but dumb Charley Gore, to locate the mistress of a wealthy client's husband.