Communities for Writing


If you have found a writing community that you enjoy and find helpful, forward us the link and we'll add it to this page. Our only conditions are that people don't have to pay or sign up to view the information.

National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing November 1. The goal is to write a 50,000-word (175-page) novel by midnight, November 30.

is a creative writing community dedicated to writing various forms of collaborative, interactive fiction. One author writes a story, and others post branches or chapters to it in different directions. The result is an organic, evolving story where everyone can participate.

Toasted Cheese

writer's resources, writing exercises, contests and community

Will Write For Wine

This series of podcasts gets rave reviews for fun, frolic and exceptional writing advice.

Intrepid Media

is a 2nd generation social network and promotional tool for writers and other artists. Founded in 1999, Intrepid Media has grown to over 1000 members around the world, including New York Times bestselling authors, writers represented by major agencies, novelists, journalists, freelancers, technical writers, bloggers, students, and everything in between.

The Grind Cafe Writers' Group

meet every two weeks, alternating on Saturday and Sundays. We write, read, share feedback. All genders, ages and stages.

Wired Writers

is dedicated to the support of everyone who has the goal and drive to write their best. We are here to help you improve your craft, from teaching the techniques of fiction - including how you can uplift nonfiction material - to live online webinars and a unique writers group/writing course. Our subscribers have constant access to information, instruction, and inspiration to help them overcome the obstacles all authors face. We mean to see you meet all challenges and reach your highest level of accomplishment.

Email: Writer's Ink

A critique group for established and emerging writers, meets every other Wednesday in Vancouver and has openings for new members.