2016 Writing Show Season Announced

TWritingShow_logoColorThe 2015 Writing Show season was a success with good attendance, great knowledge and a fantastic venue with our partner Firehouse Theatre.

For 2016, we are staying at Firehouse Theatre and sticking with our last Wednesday of the month from January through September schedule. All the new JRW membership options offer some passes to the Writing Show. If you are a frequent attendee, check with Phil Hilliker at membership@jamesriverwriters.org about renewing your membership before the season begins.

Firehouse Theatre, is located at 1609 West Broad Street beginning in February. Free parking is available across the Street from Firehouse in the Lowe’s parking lot.

The programming for 2016 was designed with your comments and suggestions in mind and is adapting to meet your writing craft and business needs.

Educational and interactive, The Writing Show brings you the art and business of writing from the professionals.

It’s inspiring. It’s fun. And it’s only happening live in Richmond.


February Writing Show: Love at First Line


6:00 pm – 8:30 pm


Firehouse Theatre 1609 West Broad Street


$12 – Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students)

Pre-register for the February Writing Show or purchase a pass for the entire season by clicking on the button below.

Click here to register today!

For more information on February’s show, click here.

The 2016 Lineup

(Schedule subject to change due to speaker availability)

January 27 – Surprising Ways to Boost Your Creativity

February 24 – Love at First Line: How to Grab an Agent’s Attention on Page One

March 30 – Blogging in 2016

April 27 – Editing for Dramatic Impact: Mastering the Most Important Moments in Your Story

May 25 – TBA

June 29 – Raising the Bard: 10 Things Any Writer Can Learn from Shakespeare

July 27 – The Secret Mind of an Author: How to think, read, and act like a writer.

August 31 – Strategies for Getting What You Want (i.e. a paycheck) Out of Writing

September 28 – The Power of Imagery: Show, Don’t Tell

Individual show tickets are $12/members and $15/non-members. Two free passes to the Writing Show are included with Traditional Membership or upgrade to the Writing Show Membership to receive a Season Pass for a savings of $47 a year.


Have a question about the The Writing Show? E-mail writingshow@jamesriverwriters.org or give us a call at (804) 433-3790.