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Cancelling May 11 "Beyond Agile Writers" - All, I'm very sorry but my plans for May 11's "Beyond Agile Writers: Book Stores" have fallen apart. I am not able to make it that night and won't be able to moderate. I've emailed Kelly Justice at Fountain Books and thanked her for her conside Greg S. Apr 29, 2015 10:37 PM
Another View of Plot - Here's a video from the "Plot Whisper" How does this compare to the Agile Writer Method? Greg https://www. Greg S. Apr 24, 2015 3:15 PM
Young Adult fiction in trouble? - Greg S. Apr 23, 2015 2:02 PM
Creative Non-Fiction - For all of you interested i Creative Non-Fiction, check out this course from UoR Ongoing Studies program: "Creative nonfiction - the essay, memoir, blog, etc. - has become the primary literature of the 21st Century. This class Greg S. Apr 21, 2015 5:30 PM
Beyond Agile Writers: Book Stores - We have representatives from two bookstores coming to Beyond Agile Writers on April 27th. One from Barnes&Noble and the other from Fountain Books. Send me your questions about getting your book on books Greg S. Apr 13, 2015 2:10 PM
Events at the Main Library - Reminder: Greg S. Apr 9, 2015 9:51 PM
Fwd: The Write Now! Coach Blogs - Greg S. Apr 7, 2015 12:52 PM
Fwd: Three Stats on the Mobile Future - Greg S. Apr 6, 2015 9:15 AM
Agile Text Analysis - Hey Gang, Greg S. Apr 2, 2015 10:27 PM
Fwd: Illumination Book Awards Now Open - Calling All Christian Authors & Publishers - For my Christian Inspirational Writers... Greg ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jim Barnes, Awards Director < Greg S. Apr 2, 2015 7:19 PM
Fwd: Early Registration Deadline Tonight for Summer Writing Camp - FYI... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: WriterHouse Information < [address removed] > Greg S. Mar 31, 2015 2:26 PM
Fwd: BOOK IT! BookExpo America 2015 in NYC * Just a Few Weeks Left to Join Me...First Come, First Served - This looks good for those of you who are self publishing... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Stephanie Starner-Greiner < Greg S. Mar 26, 2015 11:59 AM
Fwd: Spring Announcements - Greg S. Mar 25, 2015 12:05 PM
Richmond Writers Series - We have some amazing writers right here in Richmond. UofR will feature these writers in the coming weeks and months. Learn more here The Writers Series is designed to expose Richmond students, the greater university community, and Greg S. Mar 23, 2015 11:30 AM
Fwd: Re: Article submission accepted - Our own Sally K. Norton will be published in a wellness journal! Hi Greg, Here you can see the good news that I will be published Greg S. Mar 19, 2015 11:32 AM
Fwd: Free Writing & Publishing Classes in March & April - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jane Friedman < [address removed] > Date: Wed, Mar Greg S. Mar 18, 2015 3:46 PM
Fwd: Festival of the Book - Greg S. Mar 17, 2015 11:47 AM
Short Fiction / Non Fiction Writers - All, The Short Fiction and Non Fiction meetings are being moved from Thursdays to Tuesdays. I have a class on Thursdays that is a conflict. Please consult the Calendar to verify the days we are meeting. Best, Greg " Greg S. Mar 8, 2015 9:29 PM
How to write a non-fiction book description that sells - All, If you're in the Non-Fiction book group (Thursdays) you'll be interested in the latest file I've uploaded to the Meetup Files area. It is a PDF that describes how to describe your book to a reader to make them want to buy it. It's Greg S. Mar 5, 2015 3:51 PM
Fwd: HBO Launches Diverse Writing Fellowship For Emerging Writers - Brandi alerts us to this... Greg S. Feb 27, 2015 5:18 PM
Beyond Agile Writer Topics - Here are some proposed topics for Beyond Agile Writers. Please review and comment. Also please let me know if you have a topic you want to see... Greg S. Feb 20, 2015 9:22 PM
Tonight's meeting - To everyone who stayed home, thanks for the heads up you sent out letting us know your plans. I'm glad you had the good sense to judge for yourself whether it was safe to drive tonight. We did have about 10 people show up after all including Ho Greg S. Feb 18, 2015 11:16 PM
Beyond Agile Writers: Agent, Writer, Publisher, Editor Karen Owens - Writer, editor and publisher Karen Owen will address Beyond Agile Writers on Feb. 24 from 7:30-9 p.m. Karen has been a librarian, an editor and columnist for the Times-Dispatch and The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg), owned her own publishing compan Greg S. Feb 18, 2015 7:33 PM
Weather - Hey all,   The weather is a bit tricky today. The main roads and many secondary roads are clear. But there is a 50% chance of snow tonight.   I plan to have a meeting tonight. But please, use y Greg S. Feb 18, 2015 9:08 AM
No Seminar this weekend - I inadvertently announced at the last meeting that there would be a seminar this Saturday. The next seminar is Saturday February 21, at 1pm at Martin's. Best, Greg Greg S. Feb 12, 2015 11:16 PM
Fwd: ScreenwritingU: "How to get an Agent or Manager" free teleconference - FYI: I just uploaded this file to our "BooksNStuff" link on the site. Greg ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Lar Greg S. Feb 12, 2015 8:42 PM
Marketing in parenting and family, business, inspiration, relationship, health - I'm not sure this fits your needs, but I'm sharing to let you know. Hi Gregory, Greg S. Feb 12, 2015 1:05 PM
Fwd: Free Literary Event, Prose Poetry, and International Mother Language Day - Greg S. Feb 10, 2015 11:25 PM
Fwd: [ScreenwritingU] FREE CLASS: How To Get An Agent - FYI... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: ScreenwritingU < [address removed] > D Greg S. Feb 6, 2015 8:53 AM
Agile Writer Text Analysis - All, One of the benefits of being an active Agile Writer is access to our "Members Only" website. One of the features of the Members Only area is the " Text Analysis " tool. Greg S. Jan 28, 2015 10:56 PM
60 Bestselling Word Counts - Hey all, I just got this PDF on word counts for popular novels. I've uploaded it to our Meetup site­/65-Bestselling-Word-Counts Greg S. Jan 23, 2015 4:37 PM
Greg Smith @ The Writing Show - All, As we announced at the last meeting, I will be a featured panelist at the February 25 "The Writing Show" hosted by James River Writers. I have created a meeting announcement on the Calendar. We had discussed cancelling the meeting Greg S. Jan 22, 2015 12:55 PM
Submissions - And by Contest, I mean Literary eZine Submissions! On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 10:04 PM, Greg Smith < thinkable@think Greg S. Jan 20, 2015 10:17 PM
Contest - Dear Greg, My name is LeeAnn Greg S. Jan 20, 2015 10:03 PM
Fwd: "The Officers Wife" - McCann on Dateline NBC this Saturday Night, 1/17/15, 8-10pm "The Officers Wife" - Fellow Agile Writer Larry McCann is a forensics expert and worked on this case. Check out the story Saturday night.  ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Greg S. Jan 16, 2015 3:33 PM
Fwd: Free workshops - FYI... Hi Greg, Thought your group might be interested in the Book 'Em Book Fair in Lumberton, NC on Feb 28th. There are free workshops for writers. You can go Greg S. Jan 15, 2015 5:16 PM
Agile Writers Cancelled Tonight - All, I usually look to the Chesterfield County School Closings to determine if meetings will  be cancelled. The schools are closed because the roads are ice covered and the temperatures are not expected to rise. So, the meeting is cancelled to Greg S. Jan 14, 2015 7:45 AM
Join us on Facebook - If you haven't already, come join the discussion on our Facebook page. There are updates on the latest topics in writing as well as lots of people to share ideas and ask questions.­s/AgileWriterMethod/ Greg S. Jan 11, 2015 12:54 AM
Agile Writers 2014 in Review - Hello all Agile Writers ! 2014 was a good year for Agile Writers and 2015 looks brighter still. Let’s look at what we accomplished and what is yet to come. Membership : In 2014 we welcomed over 60 new writers t Greg S. Jan 3, 2015 5:01 PM
Welcome & Happy New Year - Welcome to all our new members! We've had a lot of newcomers and I'm really excited to begin working with all of you. We've been on vacation for the last few weeks. With the Holidays falling around the same time as our meetings, we decided it w Greg S. Dec 31, 2014 5:28 PM
Meeting Room Secured for all of 2015 - Dear Friends, Just a note to inform you that the meeting room at Martin's has been secured for every Wednesday night in 2015 as well as 1st and 3rd Saturday afternoons for seminars. Happy New Year! Greg Greg S. Dec 30, 2014 2:34 PM
Agile Writer Mike Shaw wins Best eBook Award! - Mike Writes: Hi all - Just received the news that my book "Wiccan Trees", was awarded First Place for Writer’s Digest’s Self-Published e-Book Awards in the Inspirational Category. DOWNLOAD IT FREE HERE: Greg S. Dec 29, 2014 8:35 PM
Fwd: Best unpublished novel contest - In case you wondered what unpublished means. ... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Katharine Herndon < [address removed] > Date: Friday, December Greg S. Dec 12, 2014 7:15 PM
Fwd: book signing - Sally Norkus was a member of the progenitor of Agile Writers - The Chesterfield Writers Club. She has published three books. Her current young adult, christian inspirational, science fiction, historical novel is "The Secret Diary of Sa Greg S. Nov 30, 2014 6:30 PM
Fwd: Book Signing - Bonnie Watson has the following news! Hey Greg Greg S. Nov 30, 2014 6:05 PM
Richmond Young Writer's Writing Kit - We're REALLY excited by what Richmond Young Writers has created! It's a Writer' Greg S. Nov 25, 2014 12:41 PM
Fwd: 5 Rules of Writing From Pixar - Awesome Writing Advice from Pixar... Greg S. Nov 20, 2014 5:18 PM
Agile Writers Seminars - All, I've set up 2 seminars for the Agile Writer Method on Dec 6 and Dec 20th. Please see the calendar and RSVP. Greg Greg S. Nov 19, 2014 11:08 PM
Computer picks best authors... -­/14/11/18/0653234/machine-lear­ning-algorithm-ranks-the-world­s-most-notable-authors Greg S. Nov 18, 2014 1:32 PM
The Hero's Journey - In a song? - I wrote this blog this week on finding the Hero's Journey in unusual places. Check it out here... Greg S. Nov 5, 2014 9:45 PM
Fwd: Announcing the Winter 2015 Schedule! - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: WriterHouse Information < [address removed] > Dat Greg S. Oct 27, 2014 6:53 PM
Meeting Space - All, We have booked the Martin's conference room through the end of the year. However, it appears that Martin's has had some challenges with people scheduling the conference room and not g Greg S. Oct 15, 2014 10:28 PM
Meetup details changed: Beyond Agile Writers: Query Letters (With Agent David H. Morgan) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: "> Greg S. Oct 15, 2014 7:37 PM
Fwd: RCWW next meeting - THIS SUNDAY - October 19th. - FYI... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: < [address removed] > Date: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at Greg S. Oct 13, 2014 4:08 PM
Grammar Rules are bogus - "Thus, Pinker notes that in their classic book,  The Elements of Style Greg S. Oct 4, 2014 9:56 PM
Fwd: Kill Your Darlings For Fun and Leisure - This article from the Write Practice advises you to "Kill Your Darlnngs!" -Greg ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: The Write Pract Greg S. Sep 29, 2014 3:55 PM
Working with an Editor - Don't forget that April Michelle Davis of Editorial Inspirations is coming to talk about Working with an Editor this Tuesday. RSVP Here:­ilewriterclub/events/201407102­/ Greg S. Sep 28, 2014 11:21 AM
How many drafts do you write? -­write-a-book/ Not too long ago, a friend asked me Greg S. Sep 21, 2014 10:21 PM
Short Fiction of Richmond - All, If you're interested in writing Short Stories, I have a new writers group just for you. Short Fiction of Richmond is a writers group dedicated to writing, critiquing, and publishin Greg S. Sep 16, 2014 6:42 PM
Here's a webinar on using wordpress for authors. - Thanks Anthony Dennis for this tip...­v=GjXzFHC7Afo Greg S. Sep 15, 2014 6:52 PM
Fwd: 3 Lessons from Successful Author Pinterest Boards - You all may want to follow this blog... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: The Write Practice < Greg S. Sep 15, 2014 5:12 PM
Wordpress for Authors now available - Hello Agile Writers, Last week I ran a webinar called "Beyond Agile Writers: Wordpress for Authors". I recorded it and posted it on Youtube so that you can all view it. Check out the b Greg S. Sep 3, 2014 12:54 AM
The Biggest mistakes of Indie Writers (that's you...) -­4/08/26/the-5-most-common-writ­ing-mistakes-that-break-reader­-immersion/ Greg S. Aug 31, 2014 7:46 PM
Would you pay $2500 for your second draft? - Greg S. Aug 25, 2014 6:27 PM
Fwd: Sunday: Can you make "WriterHouse Member Showcase 2014"? - You may find this worth your time... Greg S. Aug 18, 2014 6:10 PM
Beyond Agile Writers: Wordpress and Blogging - Hey gang, If you are even THINKING of attending this online event, I recommend you go to the website and sign up for it in advance (aka: now). There may be a limit on how many people can join. Greg S. Aug 16, 2014 11:52 PM
Books-n-Stuff - All, I've added a new folder to the Agile Writer Library. It's called "Books-n-Stuff." Remember all those chapters we read together from "Gotham Writers Workshop - Writing F Greg S. Aug 12, 2014 9:06 PM
Fwd: Illumination Book Awards - Calling All Christian Authors & Publishers - For all you Christian Writers out there... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jim Barnes, Awards Director < Greg S. Aug 7, 2014 5:57 PM
Correction - There was an error in my last email. It should be (not - that's a historical biography site!) Greg S. Aug 3, 2014 9:42 PM
Agile Writers Website Changes - All, As I extend Agile Writers and the Agile Writer Method to a more national audience, I have decided to upgrade the website. The new website will include products and services that I will be offering under the Agile Wri Greg S. Aug 3, 2014 9:36 PM
Fwd: Traditionally Published or Self-Published? How to Get Reviewed in Publishers Weekly—Smith Publicity Newsletter - Not an endorsement, but worthy of a read-over... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Smith Publicity < Greg S. Jul 31, 2014 6:29 PM
Fwd: Mike Raven sent you a message: Travelling Book Project - This looks interesting! ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Meetup < [address removed] > Date: T Greg S. Jul 29, 2014 11:04 PM
Beyond Agile Writers : Social Media - Just a reminder about our upcoming special meeting... Beyond Agile Writers: Social Media Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Greg S. Jul 24, 2014 8:57 PM
Agile Writers on Facebook! - Hey gang, We've started a new group on Facebook called "Agile Writer Method"­s/AgileWriterMethod/ I hope you'll all join the group and share your thoughts ideas and suggestions with other writers wh Greg S. Jul 23, 2014 10:37 PM
Fwd: What Rich Authors Know That Poor Authors Don't - Fyi ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Christine Phillips < [address removed] > Date: Monday, July 21, 2014 Subject: Fwd: What Rich Authors Know That Poor Au Greg S. Jul 21, 2014 9:30 AM
Fwd: Free Webinar: How to Land High-Paying Writing Gigs in the Christian Market - Fyi ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Christine Phillips < [address removed] > Date: Monday, July 21, 2014 Subject: Fwd: Free Webinar: How to Land High-Payi Greg S. Jul 21, 2014 9:30 AM
Fwd: Press Release: James River Writers - Young Adult Literature Panel Discussion - Hey Agile Writers: Check out this Young Adult forum... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jeff Sadler < Greg S. Jul 17, 2014 5:24 PM
New Agile Writer Method Facebook Group - GoodReads Group too! - Hey all, I just started an Agile Writer Method Facebook Group. This is a great way to collaborate with other Agile Writers, including new Agile Writers who will come to use thanks to my upcoming book. Please check it out: Greg S. Jul 17, 2014 12:44 AM
Beyond Agile Writers - Social Media - All, Heads up! We had to move the meeting due to a conflict with the meeting room at Martin's. Please be sure to check your RSVPs! Instead of Thursday, July 31, we'll be meeting at 7pm TUESDAY, JULY 29th. See you there! Greg S. Jul 16, 2014 10:30 PM
Beyond Agile Writers: Social Media - Come join a discussion on how to use Social Media to create a following - also known as a "platform" for your work. We'll be tapping into experts Laura Evans, Kristen McQuiston and Lisa Carlock. We'll discuss using Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress, Greg S. Jul 15, 2014 8:32 PM
Fwd: New Meetup Group: Indie Romance Authors - FYI - New Writers Group ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Meetup < [address removed] > Date: F Greg S. Jun 27, 2014 7:23 PM
An Agile Writer needs you! - Mike Shaw, under the pen name of “Salamanca� Greg S. Jun 20, 2014 8:06 PM
Beyond Agile Writers - Hello all, I'm thinking of offering an adjunct to Agile Writers that will talk about some of the topics that come after writing your first draft. These topics include (but are not limited to): * Writing Yo Greg S. Jun 18, 2014 9:35 PM
Reel Heroes - Hey all, If you've purchased a copy of Reel Heroes and read it, I'd be grateful if you could write a review on Once I get a few positive reviews I can market it more broadly. Greg S. Jun 8, 2014 9:27 PM
Writers Digest Self Published Book Contest - Greg S. Jun 3, 2014 10:35 PM
Writer's update - Mike S. May 29, 2014 9:23 PM
Fwd: Jennie Blizzard sent you a message: Meetup With Award-Winning Author Stacy Hawkins Adams - Fyi ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Meetup < [address removed] > Date: Friday, May 9, 2014 Subject: Jennie Blizzard sent you a message: Meetup With Award-Winning Auth Greg S. May 9, 2014 5:32 PM
Fwd: Don't miss out on the 2014 Hunt Country Writers' Retreat - FYI ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Hunt Country Writers' Retreat < [address removed] Greg S. Apr 28, 2014 7:15 PM
Fwd: Meet Brad Parks at Salamander Resort book signing - FYI ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Hunt Country Writers' Retreat < [address removed] Greg S. Apr 26, 2014 3:12 PM
Agile Writer: Method is out - Hi all, I've just received my first carton of Agile Writer: Method books. It is very much in first-draft mode. I am looking for volunteers to read the book and make comments. Mostly about cont Greg S. Apr 23, 2014 11:24 PM
Agile Writers Featured in JRW Video - Watch this video and see if you can identify some Agile Writers!­v=U15K1uEgdFw#t=130 Greg Greg S. Apr 21, 2014 5:13 PM
2014 Maryland Writers Conference -­tent.php?page=2014_Conference Greg S. Apr 8, 2014 5:06 PM
Fwd: HCWR 2014--Meet Our Agents - FYI ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Hunt Country Writers' Retreat < [address removed] Greg S. Apr 6, 2014 8:28 PM
Re: [agilewriterclub] Re: missing gold chains with half hearts - Jackie, I'm so sorry about your missing gold chain with 2 h Ursula R. S. Mar 28, 2014 2:00 PM
Re: missing gold chains with half hearts - Jackie I am so sorry for the loss of your items. I sent an email to the group. I also went to martins to look for your chain and charms but i had no luck. I hope we can recover them for you. Greg Greg S. Mar 28, 2014 11:19 AM
Fwd: missing gold chains with half hearts - Please reply if you can help ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jacqueline Hunter < jackiehunter.11@ju Greg S. Mar 27, 2014 6:23 PM
Fwd: Dave Trottier sent you a message: Free writing discussion - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Meetup < [address removed] > Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 Subject: Dave Trottier sent you a message: Free writing discussion To: Greg S. Mar 24, 2014 5:36 PM
Melissa Gay and the Elevator Speech - Veteran Agile Writer Melissa Gay has her day in the sun - or at least the Times Dispatch! Greg S. Mar 23, 2014 10:01 PM
Agile Writer 2-Day Intensive Workshop - Greg Smith will present his 2-Day Intensive Workshop on how to cre­ate a first-draft novel in 6 months Saturday and Sunday April 12–13 from 9am-4pm at the University of Richmond School for Continuing Studies ( Greg S. Mar 21, 2014 5:49 PM
Fwd: Southern Women's Show this Weekend at RIR! - If it isn't too late, some of you may want to get a table here and sell your books. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Richmond Media Group &l Greg S. Mar 18, 2014 7:52 PM

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