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Fall events at WriterHouse

Cover of "Normal People Don't Live Like T...

Cover of Normal People Don't Live Like This

Coming SOON to WriterHouse:


Thursday, October 21, 7pm, Publishing Fiction Against the Grain with Dylan Landis


Dylan Landis’s novel-in-stories, “Normal People Don’t Live Like This,” was hailed by Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout as a “wonderful, intriguing, and original debut,” yet 17 publishers initially rejected it.

Join us to discuss Normal People Don’t Live Like This and Landis’s challenging path to publication as a debut fiction author over the age of 50 publishing in a difficult economy. Landis will talk about the role of determination and faith while pursuing publication and will discuss craft, including research, revision, and surviving rejection.


Saturday, October 23, 2pm, NaNoPrepMo


Ever thought about writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days? November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and once again, WriterHouse is headquarters for the Charlottesville region. If you’re thinking of joining a group of intrepid writers on this month-long journey, come on Saturday for an orientation/writing prep/meet the other writers session. If not, check out the blog and calendar for all the write-ins and events during




Sunday, October 24, 1-4pm, Words & Wine, Keswick Vineyards


This is the first annual Words & Wine event, a fundraiser for WriterHouse.

Admission includes wine tasting, complimentary wine glass, light hors d’oeuvres, and one raffle ticket. In addition, Keswick has generously agreed to donate 10% of all event-related wine and merchandise sales to WriterHouse. Tickets may be purchased via Paypal or stop by during open hours to pay by cash or check.


Can’t come to the event? Raffle tickets can also be purchased at WriterHouse or via Paypal. Click below for a list of available prizes, including a free WriterHouse class!


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