2017 Schedule of Events


2019 events

  • January 19, 2019--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Paint Me a Poem, presented by Nathan Richardson @ the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus, in the Blackwater Building, Room CW-134. Check-in at 9:15 AM, workshop runs from 9:30 to Noon.


  • January 26, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ the Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517, 10 AM - 12:30 PM. ? and ? will serve as the Professional Critiquers.


  • January 31, 2019 -- The WORD: open mic @ the new Zeider's American Dream Theater in Virginia Beach Town center from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. Check-in and sign up to read at 7 PM.


  • February 23, 2019--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- The Ins and Outs of Good Erotica, presented by Cait woods @ the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus, in the Blackwater Building, Room CW-134. Check-in at 9:15 AM, workshop runs from 9:30 to Noon.


  • March 9, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ the Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517, 10 AM - 12:30 PM. ? and ? will serve as the Professional Critiquers.


  • March 23, 2019--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Successful Play Writing, presented by Michael Stephen Myers @ the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus, in the Blackwater Building, Room CW-134. Check-in at 9:15 AM, workshop runs from 9:30 to Noon.


  • April 2, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ Gus and George's Spaghetti and Steak House, 4312 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454, 5:30 - 7 for dinner, then 7 - 8:30 PM for the critiques. ? will be the professional critiquers.


  • April 13, 2019--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- All About Author Platforms and Social Media, presented by Sylvia Liu @ the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus, in the Blackwater Building, Room CW-134. Check-in at 9:15 AM, workshop runs from 9:30 to Noon.


  • May 11, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ the Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517, 10 AM - 12:30 PM. Lauran Strait and Michael Khandelwal will serve as the Professional Critiquers.


  • May 14, 2019--GIVE LOCAL 757, a 24-hour day of giving where everyone is encouraged to donate a minimum of $10 to any of the fantastic local nonprofits that have registered for this year's event. PLEASE SHOW US SOME LOVE AND MAKE A SMALL DONATION. All money collected on giving day will go directly to our scholarship fund.


  • June 4, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ Gus and George's Spaghetti and Steak House, 4312 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454, 5:30 - 7 for dinner, then 7 - 8:30 PM for the critiques. ? will be the professional critiquers.


  • June 22, 2019--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Mental Health Themes in Books, Movies and TV Shows, presented by Marilyn Barton @ the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus, in the Blackwater Building, Room CW-134. Check-in at 9:15 AM, workshop runs from 9:30 to Noon.


  • August 6, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ Ynot Italian at The Shoppes at Greenbrier 1036 Volvo Pkwy #7, 5:30 - 7 for dinner, then 7 - 8:30 PM for the critiques. ? and ? will be the professional critiquers.


  • August 17, 2019--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Making Marketing Fun: Techniques to help you move your marketing forward throughout the writing process, presented by Wendy H. Jones @ the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus, in the Blackwater Building, Room CW-134. Check-in at 9:15 AM, workshop runs from 9:30 to Noon.


  • September 7, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ the Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517, 10 AM - 12:30 PM. Jessica Grace Kelley and ? will serve as the Professional Critiquers.



  • October 1, 2019 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ Gus and George's Spaghetti and Steak House, 4312 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454, 5:30 - 7 for dinner, then 7 - 8:30 PM for the critiques. ? will be the professional critiquers.


  • October 19, 2019--Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Start Strong - Crafting a Compelling Opening to your Story, presented by Valerie Wilkinson @ the Virginia Beach Tidewater Community College campus, in the Blackwater Building, Room CW-134. Check-in at 9:15 AM, workshop runs from 9:30 to Noon.


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