Wilson PhotoPWC Board Member David Wilson is a man of many hats – including Vice President of Special Projects for International Thriller Writers.   Read his report of the 9th Annual ThrillerFest, held last week (July 8th through 12th).  See what he has to say after the break!

ThrillerFest IX at the Grand Hyatt in NYC provided an outstanding opportunity to see, meet, and network with the greatest stars of the suspense/thriller world.

Co-presidents M.J. Rose and Lee Child provided a warm, cordial environment for writers and readers to associate with the best of the best authors.

Scott Turow, the 2014 ThrillerMaster shared his extraordinary experiences as the author of 9 best-selling works of fiction and many non-fiction books, essays, and op-ed pieces. He has also provided his services to charitable causes including organizations that promote literacy, education and legal rights. As past and present president of the Authors Guild, the nation’s largest membership organization of professional writers, Scott Turow shared his vast knowledge and devotion with the writing world and provided us with memorable insights.

The ThrillerFest IX spotlight guests included Anne Rice, one of America’s most read and celebrated authors, and Steve Berry, the New York Times and #1 international best-selling author of The Lincoln Myth and 8 other Cotton Malone adventures along with 4 stand alone thrillers.

A small segment of the world’s greatest authors who attended ThrillerFest IX and provided us with intimate insights into their writing world were John Sandford, R.L. Stine, John Lescroart, Douglas Preston, Michael Connelly, Peter James, Jeffery Deaver, Heather Graham and ITW co-founders Gayle Lynds and David Morrell.

ThrillerFest IX was an incredible experience that will long live in the minds of attendees.