I have a number of writers I work with regularly. I write an outline for a book. The outlines are very specific about what each scene is supposed to accomplish.
James Patterson Quotes
I was always a good student, but I didn't read that much until I was 18 and I was working my way through college.
I dropped out of college my junior year to do Saturday Night Live, and I didn't even consu...- Julia Louis Dreyfus
When I was in college, all the pretty women were in the theatre, so I auditioned for a pla- Judd Nelson
I got into plays in high school then I ended up going to college for it.- Philip Seymour Hoffman
And so, I think when I got to college, you discover who you are and find yourself more tha...- Sean Hayes
I literally left school and went straight into music via art college for a year, and I've ...- P. J. Harvey
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You know, I remember watching Morgan Freeman when he did the two Alex Cross movies, and he’s so confident that he’s going to knock the scene dead. And I’m really confident that I can tell a good story now, so I just don’t worry about things.
With my adult books, for the first six weeks or so, it’s about 60 percent ebooks in terms of sales. The kids’ books, it’s like 5 percent. Which means that the parents, the ones that aren’t going into stores now, they’re no longer buying books for their kids, which is not great.
|Birth:||22nd March, 1947|
James Brendan Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York, USA. He is an American author and novelist. He is largely known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross, the protagonist of the Alex Cross series. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English from Manhattan College in 1969 and summa cum laude with an M.A. in English from Vanderbilt University in 1970. He was an advertising executive at J. Walter Thompson. He also wrote the Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels. Patterson's awards include the Edgar Award, the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Children's Choice Book Award for Author of the Year. He has pledged to donate £250,000 to independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland.
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