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Novel Writing Intensive, October 2016, Dallas, TX

Calling all authors. I will be hosting my 7th Novel Writing Intensive Retreat, along with New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni, in October near Dallas, Texas. This is a very popular, intensive time to help move your manuscript to the next step toward publication. Check out the site for all the information. And register soon since there […]

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Writer Unboxed

I am honored to be a guest blogger on Writer Unboxed. Check out my article. http://writerunboxed.com/2016/01/26/how-abandon-your-outline-to-improve-your-story/

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Every Crooked Path receives high praise from reviewers

“True to James’ style, the plot is full of secrets and mind games that are entertaining and thought-provoking.” —RT Review, 4.5 stars   “Every Crooked Path is a surprisingly quick read with short chapters, snappy dialogue, and tautly written action scenes.” —Killer Nashville   “Steven James juggles what should be some pretty challenging themes with ease, […]

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A Note about Every Crooked Path

Hey everyone, Every Crooked Path is a work of fiction, and yet, in a very real sense, it also tells the truth about our world today. While the characters and situations in this story are made up, the nature of the crimes is not. As a parent, I found this book particularly difficult to write, […]