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May 2019

The Writing Show

Wednesday, May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 US
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At the monthly Writing Show, authors and other literary professionals offer an insider’s look at the craft and business of writing. The Writing Show, which runs the last Wednesday of every month from January through September, affords writers a chance to network, learn, and expand their writing horizons. The first half of the program is a panel format, where writing experts share thoughts and advice on the evening’s topic. Following intermission, the audience has the opportunity to participate in a…

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Local Authors Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Belmont Library, 3100 Ellwood Ave
Richmond, VA 23221 US
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Local Authors, Writers, and Persons of Note!We invite you to the Local Authors Book Discussion Group. We meet monthly to read and discuss local, Richmond area authors.This month local author Ward Howarth will introduce and sign his debut novel, River City Blues.Ward gives us a detective noir-thriller--set in 1944 Richmond VA—with a historians knowledge and a cinematographers eye.Abstract: Corruption, prostitution, and black market ration scams are rampant in 1944 Richmond city—Enter Detective Sergeant Bennie Sherwood, fresh from a tour of…

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The Writers Farmhouse

Thursday, May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Farmhouse, 13872 Coalfield Commons Place
Midlothian, VA US
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Every Thursday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.

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Themes of Sisterhood in Writing with Award-Winning Author Cary Holladay

Thursday, May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA US
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olladay will discuss themes of sisterhood in her work and in writing in general. Writers and those interested in short fiction will enjoy this evening. Over 100 of her stories and essays have appeared in journals and anthologies of the highest regard including the Kenyon Review, New Stories from the South, Oxford American, Tin House, and many more. Brides in the Sky: Stories and a Novella is Cary Holladay’s eighth volume of fiction. Much of her work is inspired by…

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Agile Critique

Thursday, May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Publix Super Market at John Rolfe Commons, 2250 John Rolfe Parkway
Henrico, US
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Join us for our regular critique and fellowship meeting. Can't attend in person? Join us by video: https://zoom.us/j/4926830764

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Shut Up & Write!™ Richmond

Saturday, May 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Front Porch Cafe, 2600 Nine Mile Road
Richmond, US
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NOTE: Our member Cathy will be organizing today's session as the organizer is unavailable. Join us for an hour of writing! We’ve discovered that it’s strikingly helpful to write with other writers. See if it’s true for you on this Saturday morning!Be it a book, blog, script, essay, dissertation, resume, melody, poem or just plain work stuff, you are invited to write it with us. No one will see what you've written or give you unsolicited advice. Instead of just…

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Towel Day 2019

Saturday, May 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Book People, 536 Granite Ave # A
Richmond, VA 23226 US
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Towel Day 2019<br/><br/><br/><br>Details...<br/><br/>Book People Staff<br/><br/>{bookpeople}

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Light & Love Journal Writing Club

Saturday, May 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Hull Street Branch – Richmond Public Library, 1400 Hull St
Richmond, VA 23224 US
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Join Rashanda every 4th Saturday for a journal writing club. Disconnect from the everyday hustle and bustle and tap into your writing skills. No registration required. Ages 16+.

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Critique and Editing

Sunday, May 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Panera Bread, 7104 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23225
Richmond, VA US
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Note the new LATER time! Lately we have been discussing good web design and book promotion. Need help with your author website? Bring your laptop!

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Writers’ Block @ Garden Grove Brew/Winery

Sunday, May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Garden Grove Brewing Company, 3445 W Cary St
Richmond, VA US
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Ahhh, Garden Grove- one of the only places in town where you can drink craft beer and craft wine, eat anything you want, and have a wealth of games at your disposal. The perpetual friendliness of the staff and patrons resonates like your favorite song as you partake in any suitable activity you wish without hassle, thus: The Writers’ Block. Bring a relative amount of coherence and either notepads, notebooks, Galaxy Notes, Apple Notes, etc. for notetaking/giving. You don’t have…

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