How do you get a book published? Fredericksburg author Rick Pullen, who has had three novels published—his first a bestseller—will explain at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Culpeper County Library. If you are a serious writer working on a manuscript and don’t know the next step to take, or a novice wondering what it would take to write and published a book, this seminar is for you. Rick will talk about what it takes to be an author, the book publishing industry and will stay until he’s answered everyone’s questions.

Speaker Rick Pullen

Rick Pullen has won more than 100 awards during his career as an investigative reporter and magazine editor. He is a member of the FOLIO 100—the 100 most influential people in magazine publishing—and was a finalist for Editor of the Year in 2015.

He started writing thrillers in 2011. NAKED AMBITION, published in May 2016, immediately became a bestseller. NAKED TRUTH, a sequel, was release in September 2018. THE APPRENTICE, the first in a serial, was published in 2017. He is currently working on a standalone mystery and two other thrillers.

Rick is a member of the International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America, The Author's Guild and the National Press Club. He has started two writer critique groups and an author’s dinner group.

Rick Pullen, Author

Naked Ambition (Best Seller)

Naked Truth (Finalist for Silver Falchion Award)

The Apprentice (First in a Serial)

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  • Occurred Saturday, November 9th, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Culpeper County Library

271 Southgate Shopping Center
Culpeper, VA


Culpeper County Library

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