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.


Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Local Writing Contests and Book Signings

Here are some events for Richmond readers and writers:

Style Weekly Comic Strip Contest (due July 12th): If you have “something humorous or perceptive to say about Richmond” Style Weekly wants you to send them your best Richmond-related comic strip! The winning entry and selected runners-up will be printed in their first-ever Comic Strip Issue on July 21st. See www.styleweekly.com/comic for more information.

Skirt Magazine (Richmond Edition): Skirt Magazine has several editions including a Richmond edition. The magazine publishes personal essays that meet their monthly themes. Upcoming themes include The Smile Issue (October), The Comfort Zone (November) and The Leap Issue (December). See http://skirt.com for more information about their Contributor Guidelines.

Interested in more local contests? Want to attend a book signing by a local author? Click HERE to read Katrina Robinson's full article. When you get there, why not subscribe to her column so you stay in the loop of the local writing/reading scene!

While you're at it, check out Margaret Oleksa's column (she's also a local "books" columnist) where she published weekly book sightings (book signing events and workshops)

1 comment:

Margaret Oleksa said...

Thanks for the shout-out! Margaret, Richmond Books Examiner.