Agile Writers of Richmond

Welcome to Agile Writers
(write your first-draft novel in 6 months)

About us

Agile Writers of Richmond, VA is a writer’s club dedicated to helping the beginning writer create a first-draft novel in 6 months. Greg Smith created the Agile Writer Method as a way of getting from a blank page to a full manuscript. It is based on the writings of experts in the field and years of interaction with writers of all skill levels. 

It is the contention of Agile Writers that anyone who has a story to tell can complete a first-draft novel in 6 months using the Agile Writer Method.

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"You don’t have to be a great gram­mar­ian or great speller to write a novel. You don’t have to have con­nec­tions in the writ­ing world. What you need is a pas­sion for your story and a plan to com­plete. You bring the pas­sion, we’ll bring the plan."

-Greg Smith (2011)
Founder Agile Writers
Creator of the Agile Writer Method

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Since 2011 # of people who have

  • 500+: Taken The Agile Writer Seminar
  • 150+: Joined Agile Writer Workshop
  • 34    : Completed first-draft novels
  • 5      : Published their novels
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Who is Greg Smith?

Greg Smith founded Agile Writers in 2011 with the mission of utilizing a new approach to helping beginning writers complete a first-draft novel in 6 months. The Agile Writer Method is based upon the writings of experts in mythology, screenwriting, and psychology. He also co-authored Reel Heroes: Volume 1; a book on heroes in the movies.

His seminars on the Agile Writer Method have informed and delighted hundreds of writers, scholars, and university students. Since 2011, Agile Writer authors have completed dozens of first draft novels, 8 published novels, and two members have been nominated for the coveted James River Writer Best Unpublished Novel Contest.

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