ThrillerFest XVII • May 31 – June 4, 2022 • Register Today!

Master Class FAQ

Q: What is Master Class and when is it?

A: Master Class is an intensive day of study held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, and it requires additional registration. Please take advantage of this unique opportunity to work in small groups under the tutelage of New York Times bestselling authors. Our instructors for 2022 are: J.D. Barker, Robert Dugoni, Mark Greaney, Steven James, Tosca Lee, Donald Maass, Clare Mackintosh, and Hank Phillippi Ryan. Whether you are a new writer or an experienced one, we’ll offer a class that will elevate your writing to the next level.

Q: Are there any packages that contain Master Class?

A: We have a Master Class & PitchFest package along with a Master Class & CraftFest package.

Q: How are writers paired with instructors?

A: A committee reviews the writing samples and questionnaires, then pairs attendees with the instructor that is the best fit.

Q: Can you request to be paired with a specific instructor?

A: We can’t guarantee placement with any specific instructor, but we try our best. Please feel free to send Jeff Ayers your top three choices in order of preference.