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Welcome and thank you for coming to check out the Brandywine Valley Writers Group Meet-up page!

Whether you are an existing member of the group or checking us out for the first time, we hope that you will find the new Meetup page offers the information you want.

The Brandywine Valley Writers Group was founded to help professional and amateur writers improve their craft and achieve their goals. We strive to inspire writers through our various programs and to offer friendship within our extensive membership.

We hold monthly program meetings on the third Tuesday of the month upstairs at Ryan's Pub, 124 West Gay Street, West Chester. The phone to Ryan's Pub is (610) 344-3934; their website is www.ryans-pub.com Bring quarters to feed the parking meter, or park a few blocks away in one of the many free parking lots.

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm but many of us arrive around six to order a meal and socialize. An important note: the meeting is held upstairs and the entrance is not handicapped friendly.

We encourage you to use the RSVP system on Meet-up to help us predict the turn-out for the meetings and make appropriate arrangements. It also allows the rest of the group to know a little more about you! And please offer positive feedback on the meetings. It is the way new people may determine whether they will attend an in-person meeting.

Also, we'll be adding content to the various areas of the Meet-up page, so come back often to see what we have added.

You can also find more information on the group by visiting http://www.BVWG.org

Thanks for joining us!

Upcoming events (5)

An Evening with Lisa Diane Kastner of Running Wild Press

We're kicking off 2021 by spending the evening (virtually) with Lisa Diane Kastner, founder and executive editor of Running Wild Press, a publishing company providing eager fans with great stories with great writing that don’t fit neatly in a box. The topic under the spotlight tonight? Naturally, it's great stories, great writing, boxes, and the state/direction of publishing. Running Wild Press has garnered two Best of 2019 awards from Kirkus Reviews, one Best of 2020 award, and multiple starred reviews and stellar blurbs. In a nod to her experience in industry and as an entrepreneur, Lisa has been nominated for the FORBES Next 1000, which is an initiative to “spotlight diverse entrepreneurs who are redefining business amid unprecedented uncertainty." So, fire up your Zoom app (yet again) and join us at 7pm on Tuesday the 19th! Use the RSVP button to indicate that you're coming, and Meetup with provide you with the Zoom meeting details. *** BVWG Meetings generally last about 90 minutes. Whenever we can stop meeting via Zoom and gather once again in-person, you may find that members linger long after the formalities have ended (or at least until the good people at Ryan's reluctantly show us the door). May those days soon be upon us again... Officers of the group are currently: Mark A.R. Mitchell (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13433733/) - President Lisa Doan (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/183260850/) - Vice President Jorgen Flood (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/40320182/) - Treasurer Christopher Alden (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/7028811/) - Secretary Scott Pruden (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/73410452/) - Publicity Dick Lolla (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13737476/) - Web Site Administrator Jane Butler (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/16625421/) - At Large Ken Lozito (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/54645862/) - At Large Please check the event schedule for information on the programs and for additional meeting content and locations. You can find additional information on our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/brandywinevalleywritersgroup) and on our web site: http://www.bvwg.org .

Brandywine Valley Writers Group Program TBD

Online event

Program TBD *** BVWG Meetings generally last about 90 minutes. Whenever we can stop meeting via Zoom and gather once again in-person, you may find that members linger long after the formalities have ended (or at least until the good people at Ryan's reluctantly show us the door). May those days soon be upon us again... Officers of the group are currently: Mark A.R. Mitchell (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13433733/) - President Lisa Doan (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/183260850/) - Vice President Jorgen Flood (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/40320182/) - Treasurer Christopher Alden (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/7028811/) - Secretary Scott Pruden (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/73410452/) - Publicity Dick Lolla (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13737476/) - Web Site Administrator Jane Butler (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/16625421/) - At Large Ken Lozito (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/54645862/) - At Large Please check the event schedule for information on the programs and for additional meeting content and locations. You can find additional information on our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/brandywinevalleywritersgroup) and on our web site: http://www.bvwg.org .

Brandywine Valley Writers Group Program TBD

Online event

Program TBD *** BVWG Meetings generally last about 90 minutes. Whenever we can stop meeting via Zoom and gather once again in-person, you may find that members linger long after the formalities have ended (or at least until the good people at Ryan's reluctantly show us the door). May those days soon be upon us again... Officers of the group are currently: Mark A.R. Mitchell (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13433733/) - President Lisa Doan (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/183260850/) - Vice President Jorgen Flood (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/40320182/) - Treasurer Christopher Alden (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/7028811/) - Secretary Scott Pruden (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/73410452/) - Publicity Dick Lolla (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13737476/) - Web Site Administrator Jane Butler (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/16625421/) - At Large Ken Lozito (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/54645862/) - At Large Please check the event schedule for information on the programs and for additional meeting content and locations. You can find additional information on our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/brandywinevalleywritersgroup) and on our web site: http://www.bvwg.org .

Brandywine Valley Writers Group Program TBD

Online event

Program TBD *** BVWG Meetings generally last about 90 minutes. Whenever we can stop meeting via Zoom and gather once again in-person, you may find that members linger long after the formalities have ended (or at least until the good people at Ryan's reluctantly show us the door). May those days soon be upon us again... Officers of the group are currently: Mark A.R. Mitchell (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13433733/) - President Lisa Doan (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/183260850/) - Vice President Jorgen Flood (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/40320182/) - Treasurer Christopher Alden (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/7028811/) - Secretary Scott Pruden (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/73410452/) - Publicity Dick Lolla (http://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/13737476/) - Web Site Administrator Jane Butler (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/16625421/) - At Large Ken Lozito (https://www.meetup.com/Brandywine-Valley-Writers-Group/members/54645862/) - At Large Please check the event schedule for information on the programs and for additional meeting content and locations. You can find additional information on our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/brandywinevalleywritersgroup) and on our web site: http://www.bvwg.org .

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