The Amateur Writers Guild

A place to meet fellow writers, chat, post your work, and read others. Includes a message board and java chat.

Association of Art Editors

A national group whose members exchange information about editorial practices, standards, and job opportunities, both freelance and institutional.

The Authors Guild Online

Society of published authors, is an advocate for fair compensation, free speech, and copyright protection, offers health insurance, contract reviews and web services, and publishes a quarterly bulletin.

Black Journalist Network

Centralized information source designed for the professional and personal needs of African-American news professionals.

Caribbean Writer Web

Resources and information for Caribbean writers.

Writers' resource community providing a supportive, family atmosphere where writers may easily access the tools and resources to create, market, and publish their work

Circle of Wine Writers

Authors, broadcasters, journalists, photographers and lecturers who cover the topics of wines and spirits. Contains membership information and a description of the association. (Flash required).

Creative Writing in Switzerland

This site offers writing activities, student writings, text features, writing event listings, a biography of Franz Andres Morrissey and a handful of writing-related links.

Denia Writers´ Circle

A group of creative writers who welcome new contributors, new talent, skills and ideas involving creative writing of any sort from around the world. Based in Denia, on the Costa Blanca in Spain.

Dimsum Magazine

Online writers workshop and forum from Hong Kong.

The Displaced Writers' Network

Writers banding together to chat and find success.

Edgewise ElectroLit Centre

Non-profit organization and electronic forum for virtual poetry and writing workshops. Site includes an ezine, bulletin board and chat.

Electronic Literature Organization

A nonprofit organization with a mission to promote and facilitate the writing, publishing and reading of literature designed for electronic media, ELO's site features industry news, events, chats and links.


A literary discussion forum for post critique of poetry, especially formal poetry, fiction, non-fiction and arts and photography.

Faith Writers

Helping Christian writers and freelance writers manage their writing career or start an online ministry.

6' Ferrets Writers' Group

Provides tips for those interested in setting up groups, as well as ideas for exercises and events for existing groups.

The Filipino Amateur Writers' Guild

For the Filipino amateur fiction writer. Post your works and have them critiqued by fellow members or by visitors, as well as critiqueing works yourself. Best works are compiled in the quarter annually produced publication of the Filipino Amateur Writer's Guild, Pinoy.

Green City Network

Links to writers resources, tools, tips, including sources for screenwrights and playwrights, and laws on copyright.

The Hong Kong Writer's Circle

Workshops, forums, weekly newsletter, and get togethers for writers in Hong Kong and on-line.

International Black Writers' and Artists

Primarily oriented toward membership, but includes links, references, and newsletter.

International Women's Writing Guild

A network for the empowerment of women through writing.

Journalism and Women Symposium

An organization for women journalists which combats gender bias and fosters education.

Media Guilds International

An umbrella organization for broadcast and non-broadcast media people, Literati World Writers is a major peer group that networking and involvement in charity events.

Mobility Outlook

A forum for writers with disabilities to share their life stories with the hopes of inspiring. Will pay writers for poetry and prose submissions.


Writers and writing information for women.

National Resume Writers Association

Professional organization.

The New Zealand Writers' Website

Site includes writer resources, contests and competitions, newsletter, and information on marketing and e-publishing.

A Novel Approach

An online writing group dedicated to helping serious writers and poets perfect their craft. Critique group for fiction and poetry.

Off Campus Writers Workshop

Schedule and membership information for OCWW, offering weekly writing workshops in Chicago's north suburbs: fiction, genre, non-fiction, childrens, plays and screenwriting, and poetry.

Official Misc. Writing Web Site

The official website of the misc.writing newsgroup. Provides a forum for discussion of writing in all its forms: scholarly, technical, journalistic, artistic and day-to-day communication.

PEN American Center

Membership association of prominent literary writers and editors. As a major voice of the literary community the organization seeks to defend the freedom of expression wherever it may be threatened, and promote and encourage the recognition and reading of contemporary literature.

Police Writers Club

Provides writers of both fiction and nonfiction with knowledge, resources and information through shared networking on police methods and sources.

Professional Association of Resume Writers

A professional association dedicated to elevating the skills, credibility, visibility, and profitability of specialists in the fields of résumé writing, career coaching, and career counseling.

Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network

SPAWN provides information and contacts for everyone involved in publishing.

SWET: Society of Writers, Editors & Translators

Membership is defined less by occupation than by a desire to share experience, information, and expertise involving English writing and publishing. Based in Tokyo, Japan.

Teachers & Writers OnLine

A nonprofit organization founded by a group of writers and educators who believed that writers could make a unique contribution to the teaching of writing.

Transmogrify I

Group of writers. Including regular editions of Polyte's Cart, their online magazine.

Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers

An organization for Indigenous Native American and non-native writers, storytellers, filmmakers and journalists.

The Words of a Woman Net Society

A group of quality female writers, comprised of published and non-published poets. Many pen haiku, sonnets, structured poetry, on subjects of sensuality, romance, life, with observing eyesight and detail.


An international collective of writers based in The Netherlands. Includes a calendar of literary events in and around The Netherlands.

The Writers' Block Pod

Newsletter, messageboard and selection of sites on Lycos.

Writers Brew Club

Newsletter, Writers Cauldron magazine and more at this site.

Writing Groups

The care and feeding of a writers group. How to start and keep a group growing.

The Writing Parent

Site for writing parents to gain helpful advice and such to help reach success in the writing field while taking care of children. Free zine available; print newsletter for sale.

Writing/Art for Disabled

Start a hobby, career or therapy with writing or art.


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