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Free: Agile Writers: First Draft Novel in 6 Months

Saturday 2pm - 4pm



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


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  • Laura E.

    Can't wait! Wednesday's open meeting was great!

    June 5, 2014

  • Linda

    I am interested in this meetup -- what are the requirements to join in...

    1 · June 2, 2014

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