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!

Click HERE for directions.


Monday, August 17, 2009



WritersMarket.com lists more than 900 contests & awards. Here are three that have September deadlines:

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest offers more than 40 awards with the top prize being $10,000 for an essay on the philosophic ideas of Ayn Rand. The prize is open to high school seniors and college undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline is September 17.

Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Series is open to unpublished collections of poetry with a first place prize of publication and $1,000. The deadline is actually to have your submission postmarked by October 1 (though that's close enough to September to count).

Robert Watson Literary Prizes offers prizes in both fiction and poetry. First place for each is $500. Winners will also receive publication in The Greensboro Review. Deadline is September 15 (postmarked).

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Monday, August 10, 2009

August RCWW Meeting Notice


2:45-3:45: Katy Pistole: Writing as Worship
4:00-5:00: Katy Pistole: The Long Parable & Basic Writing Tips

Katy Pistole is an award-winning author whose favorite topics are horses and brokenness. The Lord has repeatedly used horses in her life to reveal His Truth about surrender, unconditional love, and Life. Katy in turn loves to share through words written and spoken. You can find out more about The Sonrise Farm Series at www.thepalominobook.com . You may also visit www.katypistole.com to discover more about Katy.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

First Friday Book Club

You are invited to First Friday Inspirational Book Club
at Crossroads Coffee and Ice Cream
( 3600 Forest Hill Avenue)
This Friday
August 7th
In small room
Healing of Memories
(Prayer and Confession steps to Inner Healing)
Dennis and Matthew Linn

Contact Susan Herring at herringfishes@verizon.net if you need further details.

Looking ahead... Date change...Thursday ,September 3rd
Disciplines of the Beautiful Woman by Anne Ortlund
October meeting will be first Friday, October 2nd.Choose one of two books...both will be discussed.
1) 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper with Cecil Murphy 2) 23 Minutes in Hell by Bill Wiese