How I Write: David Baldacci

How I Write: David Baldacci

10 Apr 2018, 16:45 - 17:30

Author HQ

Join international No. 1 bestselling writer David Baldacci in Author HQ when he will be discussing his writing methods and creative approach.  A prolific writer, David has written thirty-five novels for adults and 6 novels for younger readers.  With over 130 million copies in print, his books are published in over eighty territories and forty-five languages, and have been adapted for both feature-film and television.  David is also the co-founder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation ®, a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across the US.

David will talk about how he develops the plots for his books and how he keeps his books authentic.  What is the difference between the approach to writing a series to a stand-alone novel, and what are the challenges for writing for a younger audience?  Does he have a different approach for writing for screen and what skills come in to play?  How do the ideas for his books materialise?
This seminar will be a unique opportunity to hear from one of the world’s bestselling thriller writers share some amusing stories from the road, as well as talking about plot and character development and his approach to his writing career.



  • David Baldacci



  • Mark Lawson


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