Jerry B. Jenkins


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in Kalamazoo, Michigan, The United States
September 23, 1949

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Jerry Bruce Jenkins is an American novelist and biographer. He is best known as co-author of the Left Behind series of books with Tim LaHaye. Jenkins has written over 185 books, including mysteries, historical fiction, biblical fiction, cop thrillers, international spy thrillers, and children's adventures, as well as non-fiction. His works usually feature Christians as protagonists. In 2005, Jenkins and LaHaye ranked 9th in Amazon.com's 10th Anniversary list of Hall of Fame authors based on books sold at Amazon.com during its first 10 years. Jenkins now teaches writers to become authors here at his website. He and his wife Dianna have three sons and eight grandchildren. ...more

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The 7 Main Story Elements and Why They Matter

You’ve got a story idea you’re certain has the potential to impact lives.


Where do you start?


There’s enough writing advice on the internet to overwhelm you and make you want to quit before you even begin.


So let’s simplify things.


Writing a story is like building a house. You may have all the tools and design ideas, but if your foundation isn’t solid, even the most beautiful structure won’t stand

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“You can't understand where someone's going unless you understand where they've been.”
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“Fiction has a unique role in conveying Truth. In fact, only fiction that is Truth with a capital T is worthwhile.”
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“The most comforting feeling ever is knowing that someone truly likes your entire existence. I feel that way right now. Thank you.”
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Polls

Who is your favorite character in the Left Behind series by Tim LaHayeand Jerry Jenkins?

Cameron (Buck) Williams
 
  57 votes, 46.3%

Rayford Steele
 
  22 votes, 17.9%

Rabbi Ben-Judah
 
  16 votes, 13.0%

Chloe Steele Williams
 
  15 votes, 12.2%

Nicolae Carpathia
 
  11 votes, 8.9%

Amanda Steele
 
  1 vote, 0.8%

Steve Plank
 
  1 vote, 0.8%

Todd-Cothan
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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