• 04/14/2020 3:44 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Charles Tabb, who is president of the Hanover Writers Club, a chapter of VWC, is proud to announce that his debut literary novel, Floating Twigs, is firmly in place in Amazon's top 100 sellers in the Literary Fiction (Books) category, and is ranked in the top fifteen, recently going as high as #10, in the more limited Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense Literary Fiction category. The Kindle version ranks in the top fifty in Literary Fiction when limited to Kindle only. Charles is also listed in the top 100 authors of literary fiction, generally placing in the 70's and 80's in that ranking. Readers who belong to Kindle Unlimited have read nearly one million pages of his books this month. His novels are on pace to exceed 1.3 million pages read in that program. Overall, the Kindle version of Floating Twigs is currently popping in and out of the top 400 Kindle books sold at Amazon. The book can be found at Amazon.com by searching the title.

  • 02/18/2020 9:38 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    J. Thomas Brown will read from his novel, The Land of Three Houses, which is inspired by true events. His boyhood home in the Tohickon Valley, rich in history, was taken by eminent domain and demolished. The entire Tohickon Valley, along with farms, homes, mills, and settlers’ graves, was denuded and flooded to create Nockamixon State Park and Lake Nockamixon. Much of the story is woven around three strong women of the 1790s, including Madam Germaine de Staèl, an Enlightenment thinker and salonnière whose pen and wit caused Napoleon to ban her from Paris. The reading will be at the Barnes & Noble at Chesterfield Towne Center in Midlothian, VA on March 28, 2020 at 3:00pm. For more information, go to https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780062121434-0

  • 02/18/2020 9:33 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Sara Robinson's recently released poetry book, Needville, is now a play. Adapted into a 2-act play, the voices of those affected by coal mining in SW Virginia come to life in recitations and readings of the poems. First performance is on March 4, 2020; 7:30PM at The Colonnades 2600 Barracks Rd. C'ville. Free and open to public. Seating is first-come, first-serve.

  • 11/08/2019 10:38 AM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Lynn H. WyvillQuiet Wisdom; Released 8/21/2019



    Sara Robinson:  Needville; Published by Cedar Creek Publishing; Released 10/16/2019



    Pamela K. KinneyMaverick Heart;  Dreampurk Press;  Released 10/31/2019

  • 09/30/2019 11:48 AM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)



     Sonja McGiboney:  Jazzy Colors;

    Released August 15, 2019 



     Sonja McGiboney:  Jazzy Explores Smithfield, Virginia;

    Released August 15, 2019 

  • 09/26/2019 9:20 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    The Blue Ridge Writers are hosting a Writers Retreat on Saturday, October 26 beginning at 1:00 pm. It will be a casual, loosely-planned gathering to enjoy the Blue Ridge in autumn with other members. An idyllic setting for socializing, feasting, and writing and sharing. BRW Members can bring a guest and potential new BRW Members are welcome. For more information, go to the Blue Ridge Writers tab under "Chapters" and click on the drop-down tab for the retreat. 

  • 09/24/2019 7:56 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

     Pamela K. Kinney:  Virginia's Haunted Historic Triangle;  Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, & Other Haunted Locations; 2nd Edition.

    Released 7/28/2019   Publisher:  Schiffer Publishing




     Kari Kilgore:  Fighting the Storm: Book Four of the Storms of Future Past Series 

     Released 6/22/2019        Publisher:  Spiral Publishing, Ltd.


  • 09/24/2019 7:45 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Write By the Rails presents the 2019 Fall Writers Workshop to be held October 12, 2019 from 10:15 - 4:00 at Trinity Episcopal in Manassas, VA.

    For more information visit the website at https://wbtr.org/


  • 09/03/2019 7:57 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

     Eve Monk:  Twenty-Three Years - Childhood, War, Escape 

    Released 5/17/2019, Published by Amazon






     Madelyn Rohrere:  Bert the Owl Bat 

    Released 8/20/2019 

  • 07/11/2019 9:42 AM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    P.M.H. ATWATER, L.H.D.:  The Forever Angels Near-Death Experiences in Childhood and Their Lifelong Impact; Published by Inner Traditions; Release date: September 2019





    BRENT ALLEN BOHN:  Hands Faster Than Lightning; Gatekeeper Press; Published May 27, 2019






    JAMES F. GAINES:  “Bluebirds” and “Misnamed” was published in Avocet, A Jounal of Nature Poetry; Published June 1, 2019


    ELIZABETH SPENCER SPRAGINS:  With No Bridle for the Breeze: Ungrounded Verse;  Publisher: Shanti Arts; Released June 2019







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