Live Chat with Thriller Writer David Morrell, June 5, 2014

Booktrib is hosting a live chat with high action thriller writer David Morrell, author of First Blood (the award-winning thriller where Rambo was created) on June 4, 2014, at 4 p.m. Eastern time. The event is sponsored by Writer's Digest. You're welcome to submit questions ahead of time here or just join the chat on Wednesday and ask then.
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NOTE: This event has been cancelled due to circumstances out of our control. Stay tuned as we continue to work on creating great events and author chats in future.

Booktrib is hosting a live chat with high action thriller writer David Morrell, author of First Blood (the award-winning thriller where Rambo was created) on June 5, 2014, at 4 p.m. Eastern time. The event is sponsored by Writer's Digest. You're welcome to submit questions ahead of time here or just join the chat on Wednesday and ask then.

David is also the keynote speaker for the Writer's Digest Novel Writing Intensive Conference in Los Angeles, August 15-17. He'll be there delivering advice and talking to attendees. He'll also be teaching a boot camp on writing historical fiction. Sign up now for the best rates!

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