Online writers guilds
These online writing groups are supportive and helpful We polled writers to find out which online writing groups they personally could not live without — and many of them relied heavily on Facebook groups.
Recent posts include writers asking for feedback on cover designs, sharing motivational quotes and comics about writing, and sharing writing wins. The critiques are often thorough and many come from published authors.
Creative writing community
Size: 6, members as of mid Add yours in the comments below! Perfect for: writers seeking in-depth critiques from an international audience. Inner Circle Writers Group Created by Grant Hudson of independent publisher Clarendon House Publications, this group is for new and established writers who are interested in the craft and practice of writing. There are forums tailored to specific needs, like travel writers, writing about trauma, NaNoWriMo, and many other topics. The critiques are often thorough and many come from published authors. Now I have four international bestselling novels with major publishers, and when authors come to me I always send them to Scribophile. Size: 13, members as of mid 9. Here you can find articles on writing, editing, and marketing for every genre. I learned how to write a query letter here and that led to an agent and a book deal. The Next Big Writer This is an international forum where writers can receive feedback on their writing and support on every other part of the creative process from drafting to publishing and marketing. This is a fun and motivated crowd! Plus, you can work on and build your network of contacts: the site is also a frequent stop for industry professionals like agents, managers, and producers on the lookout for new talent. They offer a vast array of tools to perfect your craft, no matter your level.
They offer a vast array of tools to perfect your craft, no matter your level. Every work posted is guaranteed at least 3 insightful critiques.
But if you are willing to endure it, you will come out a better writer at the end. The key here is to keep your questions concise, reply often to others, and don't go crazy with other hashtags.
Here you can get feedback on your writing and learn the skills necessary to perfect your screencraft. This is a fun and motivated crowd! Scribophile One of the largest communities in the world, Scribophile offers workshops, tutorials, and critiques for authors in just about any genre imaginable. But if you are willing to endure it, you will come out a better writer at the end. Connect with women writers of all genres and experience levels, from indie scribes to traditionally published and self-published authors. Writer Elna Cain offers more ideas here. Recent posts include writers asking for feedback on cover designs, sharing motivational quotes and comics about writing, and sharing writing wins. Our writing forums are busy with thousands of writers from all over the world talking shop. Ask a Book Editor This group is all about asking questions you have about the writing process and getting answers from editors. Size: 20, members as of mid 2. Here you can find articles on writing, editing, and marketing for every genre. And indeed, Twitter's own WritingCommunity is one of the most robust writing collectives on the web.
One of the admins has edited for Disney and NBC, if you wonder how useful those critiques are.
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