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Midlothian, VA - USA: The VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education introduces a memoir workshop series. The first 10-week workshop will meet on Wednesdays, August 5 through October 14 in the VCU Professional Learning Classroom at The Career and Technical Center at Hull Street, 13900 Hull Street, Midlothian. Free on-site parking is available. Learning to write memoir, literary nonfiction, is a great way to reflect on your experiences and to leave a personal legacy. Workshops offer class discussions, one-on-one coaching, and in-class writing time. Don't wait for the "right time". Start recording your early life experiences now! For more information, contact Lynn Myers at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-1322 or visit http://ocpe.vcu.edu/m...
Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00 PM: Wednesday nights, 7-9PM: Write your first draft novel in 6 months. Free and open to the public. For more details see http://AgileWriters.c.... At Martin's Food Market, upstairs, 11361 Midlothian Turnpike.
Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: This evening of reflection includes a time for centering, a writing warm-up activity, a period for more in-depth journaling, a brief time for optional sharing and reflection, and a closing ritual. Facilitators: Elaine Kiziah and Ann Forburger. $5 suggested donation. Chrysalis Gathering Space, 3527 Ellwood Ave, Richmond, VA. (804) 359-0384. Learn more at www.chrysalisinstitute.org.
Richmond, VA 23221 - USA: Book reading and signing with Cheryl Jackson Baker, author of Affectionately Yours: The Civil War Letters of William R. Jackson and His Wife Julia. Cheryl will discuss this collection of Civil War letters exchanged by her great-great grandparents between early-1862 and late-1866. The correspondence captures vignettes of wartime life for a Quartermaster officer in the Union army and his wife, who maintained both the family home and business. At Chop Suey Books.
Thursday, August 6 at 6:00 PM: 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.
Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 PM: Now on the 1st Thursday of the month! Local wordsmiths take the mic to give you a "taste" of what they do as poets, plus live jazz by Randy Burton and co. All set off by C'est Le Vin's delicious wine and tapas. Cost: no cover. At C'est Le Vin, 15 N. 17th St.
Saturday, August 8 at 10:00 AM: From Agile Writers: Have a bit of Writer’s Block? Can’t concentrate at home? Studies show that being part of a think-tank can actually get those creative juices flowing! If you need some time to just sit and write, come join us this Saturday at Martins.
Monday, August 10 at 6:30 PM: 2nd and 4th Monday nights. Bring your latest poetic work-in-progress and 5-8 copies to pass around the table; get constructive feedback from friends and colleagues. Open to all levels. Learn more.
Wednesday, August 12 at 5:30 PM:
Writers Wednesday is a casual meet-and-greet for aspiring and published writers from all genres. Come, make connections, and get inspired to write in a friendly environment. Held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Capital Ale House locations around Richmond.
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