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Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are all day unless specifically noted.

Updated Sept. 6, 2014

Glen Allen Library
10501 Staples Mill Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 290-9500

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How to Write That Novel Already (and Write a Lot More!)
with Cathy Yardley

October 11, 2014

Glen Allen Library
10501 Staples Mill Rd

10:00 AM - Set up
10:15 - Brief Business Meeting
10:30 Program

Please bring something to write on!

Morning program:  What’s stopping you from writing?
• Not enough time
• Not enough energy
• Fear
• Problems with your writing process
• Focus

Afternoon program:  Balancing writing, promotion, and the rest of your life
• What’s your personal GMC?
• The basic process, from premise to promotion.
• Where are your bottlenecks?
• Creating the schedule: production and marketing.
• Self care, day jobs, and family needs.
• Support networks

Cathy Yardley is the author of seventeen romance, chick lit, and urban fantasy novels with publishers such as Harlequin, St. Martin's, and Avon. She is also a writing coach and developmental editor with her own company,, and author of writing references Rock Your Plot, Rock Your Revisions, and Write Every Day.

November 8, 2014

Location: TBA

Virginia Romance Writers Annual Meeting and Town Hall
"The State of the Chapter and Where Do We Go From Here"

December 13, 2014

VRW Holiday Party

Twin Hickory Recreation Center
5011 Twin Hickory Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23059

Speaker: TBA