2017 Schedule of Events


  • February 10, 2018 -- 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 Sally Parrott will serve as the Professional Critiquers.



  • February 24, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Stand Out Online with Key Marketing Strategies, presented by Amy Dearborn @ 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 10, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Let's Create Song Lyrics, presented by Doug Theile @ 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 15, 2018 -- 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. Dr. Dennis Bounds and Rick Eley will be the professional critiquers.



  • April 21, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- WORKSHOP AND PRESENTER YET TO BE DETERMINED @ 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 26, 2018 -- 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. Valerie Wilkinson and Rick Eley will be the professional critiquers.



  • May 19, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Writing Romance: First Encounters (Meet Cute) -- Presented by Robin Boisseau, who writes as Jenna Jaxon @ 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.



  • June 7, 2018 -- 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. Dr. Dennis Bounds and Rick Eley will be the professional critiquers.



  • June 23, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Letís Get Experimental: Crafting the Memoir, presented by Lauren Hurston @ 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.



  • July 21, 2018 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ the Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517, 10 AM - 12:30 PM. Shawn Girvan and Michael Khandelwal will serve as professional critiquers.



  • July 28, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Playing with Blocks, presented by Susie Pedigo @ 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 25, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Storytelling: The Stories Inside Us, presented by Sheila Arnold 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.



  • August 30, 2018 -- 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. Valerie Wilkinson and Rick Eley will serve as professional critiquers.



  • September 13 - 15, 2018 -- HRW's 10th Annual Writers Conference @ Norfolk/Virginia Beach Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 5655 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.



  • October 13, 2018 -- Show and Grow your prose with Professional Critique @ the Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave #3, Norfolk, VA 23517, 10 AM - 12:30 PM. Shawn Girvan and Michael Khandelwal will serve as professional critiquers.



  • October 20, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- WORKSHOP AND PRESENTER YET TO BE DETERMINED @ 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.



  • November 17, 2018 --Traveling Pen Writers Workshop -- Essential Principles of Modern Writing, presented by Rick Eley @ 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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