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James Nettles / James P. McDonald

James Nettles has a thirty-year career consulting for dozens of clients from startups to Fortune 100’s, media contributor, speaker on privacy, futurism, coming disruptive technologies and their impact on businesses and individual daily lives, and is a science fiction and fantasy author. He is also a founding partner for Author Essentials ( and, with resources and workshops dedicated to the business of being an author.

In addition, having started writing in media and journalism, he has contributed to and written hundreds of articles and now develops content and materials for personal and professional development, technology, privacy issues, and Artificial Intelligence. He also is a science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary fiction author, using his background in cultural anthropology and sociology. His current series are the Home Summonings and Longbow Initiative urban fantasy series, and soon to be released technothriller series under the name James P. McDonald. 

His latest release is the first in a series of books on business for creates called Business Essentials for Writers from Author Essentials.

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Twitter:  @JPNettlesAuthor

Instagram: @JPNettlesAuthor



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