Chats and Forums

The Writer's BBS

Chat rooms, discussion forums, and quality reading material.

Author Chats

Hosting live chats with children's and parent-education authors and illustrators.

Authors Guidelines for Publishing

Support group for new and established authors.

#Authors on the Undernet

The chat channel, reportedly a digital enclave of shady, underworldly writers, poets and other creative artisans, began in 1997.


Message board hosted by A Word A Day, for discussing words, etymology, wordplay, and other related topics.

Creative Writing Discussion Forums

Many forums for the discussion of different aspects of the art.

Creative Writing Fleet

Discussion forums and live chats pertaining to all aspects of creative writing.


An online forum and resource for people concerned about the Internet and its impact on writing, publishing, information marketing, and communication - in print and on the web.

Fiction Talks

Support group for writers of all genres. Meets regularly. Newsletter and chat logs available on site.

Fiction-Net Forums

Discussion of books, book reviews, fiction, authors, literary agents, etc.

The Filipino Writer

To help Filipino writers, Likhaan Fellows, aspiring writers, and kibitzers to get inspiration, critique, comments. It's a message board for us to communicate about anything, especially our works, frustrations, aspirations.

Fleet Street Forum

Continuing the work of the Fleet Street Forum originally hosted by CompuServe. It is aimed at UK media professionals, including working journalists and others with an interest in journalism.

Frustrated Writers Online

Writers workshop open to all writers of all ages. Area's covering interactive story telling, poetry, short stories, non fiction, writer's tips, message boards and chat room.

IRC Undernet Writer's Page

Undernet #writers is a place for people to meet, exchange information and ideas, and discuss techniques. Website has a messageboard.


Writing resource and discussion board for Mothers.

Media Niche

For writers, editors, and freelancers. Newsletter, forum, classifieds, job search, articles.

Mike's Writing Workshop

A writing club offering practical advice to the problems of writing well, getting paid high, and getting into print. Help, inside information, support, and camaraderie all in one package.

Mindsight Forum

Forum for authors, writers, agents, publishers, and editors. Includes message board, calendar of events, booksearch page, and chat.


Online forum for writer's to discuss and post work for critique.

My Writer Buddy

Free online correspondence club for writers of all ages, writing interests and experience. Make new friends. Find a critique partner, mentor or collaborator. Get moral support and encouragement from others who truly understand.

The Online Writers Syndicate

This forum is for serious writers (whether novice or seasoned pro) interested in sharing and increasing their knowledge of self-promotion and online marketing in a friendly, non-competitive environment.

The Online Writery

Our mission is to encourage dialogue and conversation among writers.


Perigee's a new site primarily designed for youth who want to share ideas and their writing work/compositions. There are discussion forums, a chat room and places to post work.

Ramblers Anonymous

Message boards and forums for those writers who tend to write excessively. Registration required.

RhymeZone Forum

An online community for writers, poets, songwriters, and language enthusiasts to share and critique work and discuss issues related to the English language.

Righters Block

Come, join and work with writers to hone in on your creativity. Writers and artists of all kinds are welcome. - Real Insight Through Raw Opinion

A web community with topics and articles on life experiences in which members and aspiring writers have the opportunity to voice their opinions, vote on topics and obtain writing advice.

The Rumor Mill

Message boards for writers. From Speculations magazine.

The Silver Quill Forum

To encourage, inspire, and educate writers in hopes that they will write better, use their creativity to the fullest, have faith in themselves, and have greater knowledge about the publishing market.

The Steele Tree House

A place for beginner and professional writers to communicate with other writers, find recourses, research subjects and get an educated opinion on your work and have your writing evaluated by others in your profession.

The Story Board

A community for writers of every kind to discuss anything that crosses their minds. Post your work here and let others workshop it for you.


Free forum dedicated to providing readers and writers of creative fiction and theoretical texts a place where they can chat and exchange ideas.


An online club for writers, specializing in intelligent discussion and debate, personal and professional support, experiments in Online writing/art.

Thriller Doctor Forum

Forum for the discussion of thriller writing, agents, publishing, ghostwriting and anything else related to getting your thriller in shape to sell.


Writers, poets, illustrators and publishing industry professionals united to market and publish works. Yahoo club homepage.

Webmaster World: Content Forum

Provides forums for: online content creation, management, writing, updating, licensing, and copyrighting.

A site designed to help writers of short stories, novels, screenplays (movie scripts) and everything in between. With an open forum, and bi-weekly workshops.

Wordsmith Apprentice Online Writer's Group

This is to help each other foster our passion while aiming towards publication. We seek publication for the delight in having our work recognized as being a well-written extention of ourselves.

Write Now

Message Board for writers and readers established by three writing sites: Justwrite, The Write Connection and Wordweave Creative Writing Web.

Writer Network

Message and discussion boards, and email list.

The Writer on Her Work

What does it mean to be a woman who writes? Explore these questions and join the discussion. Discussion board.

A Writer Writes

An online forum for young writers (age 17-27) to post and discuss their work. Site is run by and for young writers, working in any and all genres.

Writer's Block

This forum is about The writer, the reader, the insane person just out of the asylum, or the nut who just likes to chat incessantly.

Writer's Block

Offers feedback within locked forum threads, online publication, challenges, round robins, and the ability to talk about things other than reading and writing.

The Writer's Couch

A community to share ideas and meet other writers with similar interests. Submit and read stories, participate in a variety of interactivities.

Writers Lair

"For the creative writing side in us all". A place for everyone and anyone to talk about writing, whether it's poems, stories, or anything else.

Writers Notebook

The discussion component of with emphasis on reflections about the writing life. Please leave messages relating to the wonder, frustration, pain and joy, of this wonderful art form.

The Writers Writing from Home Forum

Writing can be a lonely business. Join us and communicate with other writers working from home. Discuss the challenges and joys only known to those with a 30-second commute.


OmniChat interactive chat system.


Place for writers to exchange creative ideas, share their stories. Includes a monthly ezine, chat forum, and other resource links.

Writing and Publishing Club

For writers, editors, publishers. A supportive place for writers, editors publishers to meet, discuss markets, writing, support writers, new and experienced.

Forum for the discussion of writing in all genres. Registration required to post. The online community for, and

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