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2014 Conference Keynote Luncheon

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Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704

6/28/2014 From 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM

Featuring New York Times Bestselling Author Jeff Abbott


At this time we are no longer selling keynote luncheon tickets. If we have any tickets available, we will sell them at the conference registration table on a first-come, first-serve basis until sold out. Walk-up rates for consultations are $45 and registration opens at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 27, at the Hyatt. Thank you for your understanding!

                                                        Leslie Abbott Photography

"Lessons from the Long Road: Staying Inspired, Productive, and Published" with Jeff Abbott

Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 12:15 to 1:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Austin Ballroom

$40 per ticket - Open to conference registrants only*

Cost of ticket includes a complimentary copy of speaker's latest book. Jeff Abbott will do a signing soon after the luncheon.

Jeff Abbott
is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of many mystery and suspense novels. He has been called “one of the best thriller writers in the business” (Washington Post). He is published in many languages and has been a bestseller in the US, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, Portugal, and other countries. His next novel, Inside Man, will be released in July 2014.

Jeff's novel Adrenaline was a Summer Great Reads choice by both The Today Show and Good Morning America. He is a winner of the Thriller Award (for The Last Minute) and was nominated for the Thriller Award for Panic. He is a three-time nominee for the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award and a two-time nominee for the Anthony Award. Jeff’s first novel, Do Unto Others, won both the Agatha Award and the Macavity Award.

His novels Adrenaline, Panic, and Collision have been optioned for film and are in script development.

Jeff graduated from Rice University with a degree in History and English. He lives in Austin with his wife and two sons

*to purchase a ticket to the Keynote Luncheon, you must already be a ticket holder for the 2014 Writers' League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference. Click HERE for conference registration information.

NOTE: All credit card transactions will incur a 4% handling fee. Tickets are not refundable.

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