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This list of communities is dedicated to writers of all kinds, from aspiring beginners to seasoned professionals.

About Online Communities Tagged with "Forum"

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These communities have a forum format, where typically any user can make a post, comment on a post, and upvote/downvote.

24 Writing communities that have a forum

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r/books on reddit
In-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment.
2008
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19.1M
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r/WritingPrompts on reddit
Writing Prompts. You're a writer and you just want to flex those muscles? You've come to the right place! If you see a prompt you like, simply write a short story based on it. Get comments from others, and leave commentary for other people's works. Let's help each other.
2010
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15.1M
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r/writing logo
r/writing on reddit
Discussions about the writing craft.
2008
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1.7M
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r/worldbuilding logo
r/worldbuilding on reddit
For 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.
2009
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685K
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Joseph Campbell Foundation on facebook
Joseph Campbell Foundation is a US registered 501c(3) not-for-profit corporation (Federal Tax I.D. #99-0285097); contributions should be fully tax-deductible.
1995
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283K
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Fiction Writing on facebook
Fiction Writing focuses primarily on helping everyone with the stages of writing/publishing: outlining, writing, editing, query letters, formatting, artwork, blurbs, and marketing
2015
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130K
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Writers Unite! on facebook
Writers Unite! exists as a haven to support and encourage writers at all levels of knowledge and experience. WU! encourages writers to share their writing, receive and provide constructive feedback, and answer questions posted by members related to their writing.
2015
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78K
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r/freelanceWriters on reddit
A place by and for freelance writers of all kinds to discuss and share every facet of freelance writing.
2011
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65K
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r/selfpublish logo
r/selfpublish on reddit
A place to discuss just about everything in the world of indie books
2011
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62K
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SheWrites
She 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.
2009
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34K
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10 Minute Novelists on facebook
10 Minute Novelists is an international group devoted to helping time-crunched writers develop the habit of writing, learn the craft, and build their careers in small increments of time.
2014
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16K
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Alessandra Torre Inkers on facebook
A group that is available to anyone who is interested in writing their first novel, or future novels! Feel free to pop in and ask questions about your works in progress, meet other aspiring authors, or share helpful tips and articles that you've found.
2017
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15K
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TalentVille
Pack 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.
10K
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Inner Circle Writer's Group on facebook
This group is for new and established writers interested in the craft and practice of writing and everything connected with that.
2017
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9K
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Ask a Book Editor on facebook
Writing a book? Have a question? Ask an Editor! Post questions you have about the writing process and have them answered by an editor.
2017
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7K
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Insecure Writer's Support Group on facebook
The 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.
2013
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5K
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Public Lab
Public Lab is the only private community dedicated to Building in Public. It brings together indie hackers, creators, and solopreneurs who care about authenticity and transparency in their building journey.
2021
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100
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Chronicles
An online forum dedicated to science fiction and fantasy writing
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Scribophile
Scribophile is a respectful online writing workshop and writer’s community. Writers of all skill levels join to improve each other’s work with thoughtful critiques and by sharing their writing experience. We’re the writing group to join if you want to find beta readers, get the best feedback around, learn how to get published, and be a part of the friendliest and most successful writing workshop online.
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The Master's Review
Founded by Kim Winternheimer in 2011, the Masters Review is an online and in print publication celebrating new and emerging writers. We are on the lookout for the best new talent with hopes of publishing stories from writers who will continue to produce great work. We offer critical essays, book reviews by debut authors, contest deadlines, submissions info, and interviews with established authors, all with the hopes of bridging the gap between new and established writers.
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Critique Circle
Improve your writing skills in one of the largest and longest-running writing communities on the web.
2003
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The Next Big Writer
TheNextBigWriter, 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.
2015
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#WritingCommunity on twitter
A Twitter hashtag dedicated to bringing together the Twitter Writing community
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Daily Good
DailyGood is a portal that shares inspiring quotes and news stories that focus on the "good" we can find in our world daily along with a simple action to continue that goodness. Since 1999, it has delivered positive news to subscriber inboxes for free by volunteers every day.
2006
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