As Christians who write, we meet together to promote unity and fellowship, to encourage one another and to develop our skills as writers. We are a chapter of American Christian Writers, a national organization.

We meet at Grove Avenue Baptist Church, 1 block south of Patterson Avenue at 8701 Ridge Road, Richmond, VA 23229 in Room 211.

We typically meet on the third Sunday of each month from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us!

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Friday, September 26, 2008

4 New Videos from WritersDigest.tv- On Demand Writer's Conferences

Can't attend a writing conference, or missed out on a session you really wanted to see? Watch complete instructional sessions, workshops, panel discussions and interviews from ThrillerFest 2008 - featuring Sandra Brown, David Morrell, R.L. Stine, Lee Child, David Baldacci, Kathleen Antrim, Bob Mayer, D.P. Lyle, M.D. and others - at your convenience, from the comfort of your home or office, at a fraction of the cost of attending in person.Enjoy four all-new conference video workshops on WritersDigest.tv direct from the ThrillerFest 2008 conference.

Get exclusive access to these professionally filmed conferences workshops, featuring D.P. Lyle, M.D. (Howdunit Forensics) on "The Psychology of Character Thought, Action and Dialogue", plus in "Thriller Fan to Thriller Writer" Shane Gericke, Lawrence Light, Jordan Dane, Alan Jacobson, Susan Crandall and Philip Donlay on how they got their agents, marketed their books and became bestselling writers.

New York Times bestselling author Lee Child (Jack Reacher series) teaches how to ask a question and make readers stick around for the answer in "How Do You Create Suspense?"
"Learn How to Pitch Your Book" with Kathleen Antrim (Capital Offense) and Bob Mayer (The Novel Writer's Toolkit), and watch bestselling author David Baldacci (The Whole Truth) in his informal Q&A as he answers questions about researching techniques, traveling through Europe, writing Absolute Power and more.

-->Get a clear view into the writing market from dozens of top authors who give candid and insightful advice from one of the best writing conferences in the country. And remember, you can view any purchased workshop as often as you want - any time you want - even pause, rewind and fast forward!Please stop by WritersDigest.tv today and have a look at the free preview videos - I think you'll like what you see.

Note: If you've already purchased a 6-month subscription to all WritersDigest.tv workshops, you can view these new workshops when you log into the site and go to your "My Purchased Workshops" page. -->Sincerely, -->Scott Francisfor WritersDigest.tv
NEW ThrillerMaster: Sandra Brown, Interviewed by M. Diane Vogt

Sandra Brown, author of 56 New York Times bestselling novels, says the key to writing thriller novels is planting a question in the first scene and answering it in the last scene. In this 40-minute presentation, she explains the ins and outs of writing a thriller, titling books and the work ethic that contributed to her success.
NEW "The First Year as a Published Author, " Moderated by Laura Benedict

Authors Robert Gregory Browne, Heather Terrell, J.T. Ellison, Jason Pinter, D.L. Wilson and S.L. Linnea discuss book promotion, writing organizations, the difference between advertising and publicity, and how to sell without getting a call from Oprah.
NEW "After Harry: Young Adult Thrillers, " Moderated by Jim Fusilli

Authors R.L. Stine, Wendy Corsi Staub, Robert Lipanulo and Jon Land talk about defeating the obstacles all YA thriller writers face when trying to get published, trying to sell their work and trying to write a successful series.
NEW "What Makes a Great Villain?" Moderated by David Morrell

Authors Thomas O'Callahan, Meredith Anthony, Carla Neggers, Allison Brennan and Jim Daher talk about their approach to writing villainous characters, the elements of serial killers and the subtle differences between good and evil.

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