Riverside Writers is a writer's group for the city of Fredericksburg, counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, Caroline and Louisa, Orange and all surrounding counties.
Club Officers for 2015:
Jim Gaines, President
John Wills, Vice-President
Fred Fanning, Treasurer
Liz Talbot, Secretary
Meetings are held the second Saturday of each month
at the Salem Church Library -- 1 PM to 4PM
Riverside Writers held its day-long fifth annual of Poetry of Prose on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Salem Church Library in Spotsylvania County. Some twenty-five writers took part in the activities, including open readings and a prose slam. Workshops were presented on "Queries, Synopses, and Blurbs" by Ellen Butler and "Successful Screenwriting" by Luigi Benedetto.
The November monthly meeting on the 14th will be devoted to a presentation by outstanding novelist Andy Straka on "The Fine Art of Flying Blind:Elements of Fiction," followed by a critique session. Officers will be elected during the business session. Consult our website for more information.
The chapter continues to hold weekly critique sessions Monday nights at the Spotsylvania Mall Books-a-Million and monthly poetry salons at various venues announced on the website.