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Writing Workshop


Left Coast Crime is pleased to announce a Writing Workshop for authors, published or not, from Noon–4:00 PM on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, the day before the convention begins, at the convention hotel.

Get Your Kicks on Route 66: David Morrell Shares Lessons from a Lifetime of Writing

Drawing on his many decades as a bestselling author and the creator of the Rambo film series, David will discuss numerous topics, including his method of starting a novel, the steps to its completion, the mistakes he watches for, and his assessment of the current publishing market. The session will conclude with a long question-and-answer session.

David MorrellCost: $66 for LCC Registrants, $99 for non-LCC registrants
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 6, 2022, Noon–4:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, 330 Tijeras Avenue NW, 87102
Details: Lunch on your own before the workshop
Online registration

David Morrell is the author of the novel First Blood, in which the character of Rambo originated. His numerous New York Times bestsellers include the classic espionage novel, The Brotherhood of the Rose, the basis for the only television mini-series to air after a Super Bowl. An Anthony, Edgar, Ellis, Left Coast Crime, and Thriller Award finalist, Morrell has Comic-Con, Macavity, Nero, and Stoker awards as well as ITW’s Thriller Master award and a Bouchercon Lifetime Achievement award. His writing book, The Successful Novelist, discusses what he has learned in his many decades as an author.

David Morrell's Website