Jack Woodville London

About me

Diplomate of Academie St.Cere’ France and University of Texas Law School. Author of French Letters Series, Virginia’s War (Runner up Best Novel of the South and Romantic Novels with a Twist)and Engaged in War, Finalist Best Fiction London Book Festival, 1st Place Indie Excellence, 2d Place Stars and Flags; Author of the Year 2012 Military Writers Society of America. Author of writing series A Novel Approach and On the Nightstand, a review of books that keep me awake or put me to sleep. Married to wife, Alice, two sons and a daughter, and encouraged by JuneBug the cat.

From my website

Starting Your Novel: Little Things That Make a Big Difference

You have the story in your head. You’ve overcome the time / space conundrum so that you’re alone with your word processor at your kitchen table or, better yet, in your study. Now, all that’s left is to get started on writing that book. But where to begin? Like pilots,…

Take Your Writing Seriously

“What I find hard about writing,” Nora Ephron said, “is the writing.” There’s a difference between writing and typing. Writers produce. Typists reproduce. Okay, that’s a bit harsh. Writers believe that a story worth telling is worth telling well. Writers believe that a turn of phrase can invoke a vision,…

4 Ideas for Ending Book Chapters So Readers Will Kill to Know What Happens Next

Good book chapters are like bad treasure maps. They will lure you in. They will lead you through uncharted territory. Yet, at the end, they will not yield the treasure—they will just make you want to continue the search. What Is the Structure of Book Chapters? Ideally, each chapter will…

 
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