August 10-12, 2018 | New York City

Steven James

Steven James is the critically acclaimed author of thirteen novels. He serves as a contributing editor to
Writer’s Digest magazine, hosts the biweekly podcast The Story Blender, and has a master’s degree in
storytelling. Publishers Weekly calls him “[a] master storyteller at the peak of his game.”
Steven’s groundbreaking book Story Trumps Structure: How to Write Unforgettable Fiction by Breaking
the Rules won a Storytelling World award as one of the best resources for storytellers in 2015. When
he’s not working on his next novel, Steven teaches Novel Writing Intensive retreats across the country
with New York Times Bestselling author Robert Dugoni.