Circle Network Book Review: How to Write and Sell Great Stories by Linda M James, published by Compass Books £12.99 The author, Linda James writes novels, non fiction, screen plays, short stories, poems and is a singer and lecturer. This book provides inspiration and information on getting published. Whether you think on the topic of coffins or death, focussing on curiosity or a situation which needs to be resolved, you can write and sell your story. Characters, plot, anticipation and fear, openings and endings, good writing, showing and telling, dialogue, location, research, common faults, revision, marketing, who tells the story? All these points are covered and more.