What are Writing communities?
This list of communities is dedicated to writers of all kinds, from aspiring beginners to seasoned professionals. Many of our writing communities offer support and constructive criticism if you're looking for more eyes on your work.
Online Communities for Writers54
From Written to RecommendedA writing and publishing community for authors looking for growth and achievement. We'll push you to be your best, get shit done, and keep forward momentum — on your timeline, at your speed. No shaming, no competition, just encouragement, goals and understanding.
National Association of Hispanic JournalistsThe National Association of Hispanic Journalists is the leading organization for Latinos in the media. We are dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Latinos in the news industry, plus excellence in coverage of the entire Latino community.PerksEventsNewsletterJobsPaidCourses
National Association of Black JournalistsThe National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides innovative, quality programs and services to its members. The organization advocates on behalf of Black journalists and media professionals in the U.S. and worldwide. NABJ’s membership is more than 4,000 strong and includes emerging journalists, professional journalists, student journalists, journalism educators and media professionals of all kinds.
Asian American Journalists AssociationThe Asian American Journalists Association is a professional membership association founded in 1981 by a group of AAPI journalists seeking to support one another and to encourage more AAPIs to pursue journalism. Today, we continue to champion the development of AAPI representation and leadership in journalism through trainings, opportunities, and resources for our members as well as through nurturing and maintaining a network and community of AAPI journalists globally.
MerrativeMerrative is a community of 5000+ avid readers to discuss ideas from digital literature like books, news, articles and research papers, together.
on discordAn artistically diverse community of creators that support, collaborate, inspire, and push each other. We regularly host creative events and activities on discord.
on slackFind, connect with, and grow your tribe — no matter your particular niche, profession or creative endeavor. Join 1,500+ folk — startup entrepreneurs, strategists, marketers, writers, developers, designers, remote workers and other creatives — to share and discuss tribe-building strategies, experiences and resources.
on telegramRadeeff is a community for Arab content entrepreneurs, we teach writing, freelancing 101, indie business fundamentals, and translation.
TalentVillePack your bags and move into a town designed exclusively for Screenwriters and Storytellers Welcome to Talentville, the online community that gives a voice to screenwriters everywhere who share the dream of having their work produced. Blow the dust off your scripts and stories that sit dejected and forgotten and see if you have what it takes to turn your dreams into reality.
on redditJoin our community of over 1,000,000 Screenwriters! From beginners to professionals, we come together to teach, learn, and share everything about Screenwriting. Please view our rules and wikis before posting. Scroll down for resources, mod and verification applications, Discord listings and more.
on redditFor artists, writers, gamemasters, musicians, programmers, philosophers and scientists alike! The creation of new worlds and new universes has long been a key element of speculative fiction, from the fantasy works of Tolkien and Howard, to the science-fiction universes of Burroughs and Asimov, to the tabletop realm of Gygax and Barker, and beyond. This subreddit is about sharing your worlds, discovering the creations of others, and discussing the many aspects of creating new universes.
on redditThis subreddit is focused on the discussion of conlangs, tools, and activities to aid you in the construction of your own conlang, and creating a community environment where we can all enjoy conlanging.
on redditr/journalism is a community focused on the industry and practice of journalism (from the classroom to the newsroom).
SheWritesShe Writes is the largest online community and content site for women writers at every stage of their writing lives, working in every genre and representing every generation – all around the world. Founded by Kamy Wicoff in 2009, She Writes supports, encourages and educates writers, providing them with a place that is both inspirational and practical. In 2012, in response to the barriers to traditional publishing for women, Kamy and Brooke Warner founded She Writes Press, the hybrid publishing arm of She Writes. To date, She Writes Press has signed more than 200 authors and is the most award-winning hybrid publisher in the industry. In 2014, She Writes became part of SparkPoint Studio, an innovative, female-led digital, publicity, marketing and content agency led by CEO Crystal Patriarche.
Ask a Book Editor
on facebookWriting a book? Have a question? Ask an Editor! Post questions you have about the writing process and have them answered by an editor.
Inner Circle Writer's Group
on facebookThis group is for new and established writers interested in the craft and practice of writing and everything connected with that.
Insecure Writer's Support Group
on facebookThe Insecure Writer’s Support Group is a website media business with affiliates to enhance our service to visitors. We are a home for writers in all stages; from unpublished to bestsellers. Our goal is to offer assistance and guidance. We want to help writers overcome their insecurities, and by offering encouragement we are creating a community of support.
on facebookA group for newsletter creators to connect with each other to share tips, ask questions, get feedback, and help each other out.
Personal Knowledge Management
on slackAn online community for lifelong learners. The PKM community is a place where lifelong learners can share ideas, workflows, tools, interesting articles, tips, tricks, and hacks about knowledge management.
The Next Big WriterTheNextBigWriter, launched in 2005, combines a dynamic community of thousands of writers with cutting-edge tools, contests, classes, and communication to help members achieve their writing goals. By joining the site, you can: Receive Feedback. Post your writing and receive detailed feedback from other workshop members. Discover and Learn from Others. Discover, read, and critique the in-progress writing of other members. Help them and learn from the process. Leaving feedback isn't hard and we'll help you. Connect with Other Writers. Meet and connect with other writers to share information, tips, and make friends. Some have even found love amidst reading and reviewing. Get Motivated. Enter contests and challenges like the Strongest Start Competition to keep you motivated to write and edit. Keep Control. Posting on the site keeps your writing within our password environment. You can restrict it further or open it up to the entire Internet for more exposure if you choose.ForumPaid