This Meetup is cancelled

Cancelled: Agile Writers: First Draft Novel in 6 Months

  • to
  • Martin's Food Market

    11361 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA (map)

    37.505646 -77.606041

  • Upstairs behind the glass doors
  • Saturday 1pm - 3pm



    Be Agile!

    Agile Writers combines the lessons of Myth, Storytelling, Psychology, and a little project management to create a 6-month program to finish your first draft.  This method was used to SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE 19 FIRST DRAFT NOVELS THIS YEAR.  Yours could be next!

    Agile Writers is not just a method of creating a first draft novel in 6 months, it's also a peer-supported writing and publishing workshop.

    Agile Writers is guided by the writings of

    Joseph Campbell (“The Hero With A Thousand Faces”)

    Christopher Vogler (“The Writer’s Journey”)

    Michael Hague (“Writing Screenplays That Sell”)

    Christopher Booker (“The Seven Basic Plots”)

    Allison & Goethals  (“Heroes – What They Do & Why We Need Them”)

    What you'll learn:

    The Elements of a Great Story

    How to Write Your Story in Bite-Sized Chunks

    What Makes a Great Hero

    Which Characters to Add to Your Story

    What Are the Major Turning Points in a Great Story

    How to Deal With Pacing

    Exclusive Agile Writers Workshop

    Once you've finished the Agile Writers Seminar, you'll be invited to join the exclusive Agile Writers Workshop.  It's a writer-supported, collaborative group where you'll apply the techniques learned in this seminar.  You'll be teamed with two other writers who have studied this method and together you encourage each other to create your first draft in 6 months.

    By invitation only

    Meets weekly (Wednesdays @ Martins 11361 Midlothian Tpke)

    Supports you in finishing your first draft in 6 months.

    Your work is critiqued by two peers who stay with you all 6 months

    Regular goals to help motivate you to finish in 6 months


    Exclusive Agile Publishers Workshop

    But the support doesn't stop there.  Once you've completed your first draft novel, you will be invited to join Agile Publishers.  This is a group of authors who are studying the many ways to get published.

    By invitation only

    Guides to rewriting your story

    Critique of your rewritten story

    Support as you work your way towards getting published

    Pros and Cons of different publishing methods

    Research and Review of different publishing methods

    Independent Publishing

    Self Publishing

    Vanity Publishing

    Traditional (mainstream) Publishing

    Small-press Publishing

    Get Started Now!

    Come learn what makes a great story at the Agile Writers Seminar.

    Join the Agile Writers Workshop, complete your first draft in 6 months.

    Join the Agile Publishers Workshop, get your novel published


Join or login to comment.


Our Sponsors

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create your own Meetup Group

Get started Learn more

Meetup has allowed me to meet people I wouldn't have met naturally - they're totally different than me.

Allison, started Women's Adventure Travel

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy