Welcome to the official site of Write by the Rails

Write by the Rails is the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club. Our goal is to raise the profile of the local literary community and explore ways we can nurture, cultivate and help that community grow.

Are you a writer (published or unpublished) affiliated with Manassas, Manassas Park or Prince William County? Consider joining us, click on the Join Now tab above or emailing us at writebytherails@gmail.com with any questions.

  • In the Company of Laureates, 2015

    October 11, 2015, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Hylton Center for the Performing Arts on George Mason University’s Science and Technology Campus in Manassas.

    Meet and mingle with the Laureates and other regional poets and enthusiasts. .

  • Spilled Ink

    Open mic nights. Read your writing (poetry, essays, novel excerpts) or sit back and enjoy talented local writers along with a beverage and snack -- Every fourth Friday of the month from 7-9pm at Grounds Central Station, 9360 Main Street, Manassas, VA 20110

  • Write by the Rail's Little Free Library Project

    From Manassas Councilman, Ian T. Lovejoy's Facebook page: Belinda Miller presenting tonight on behalf of Write by the Rails for the Little Free Library Project here in Manassas. I'm excited to be helping out with this initiative in honor of my mother (a reading buff), E. Catherine Cobb.

  • Write by the Rails participates in Manassas City's First Fridays

    Stop by Prospero's Books @ 9129 Center St, Manassas, VA 20110 on Aug. 7, 2015 between 5pm and 9pm. Write by the Rails members will be at their information table in front of Prospero's. (photo from the visitmanassas.org site)