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.
About Communities Tagged with "Forum"
These communities have a forum format, where typically any user can make a post, comment on a post, and upvote/downvote.
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.
MerrativeMerrative is a community of 5000+ avid readers to discuss ideas from digital literature like books, news, articles and research papers, together.
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.
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 We are a home for writers in all stages; from unpublished to bestsellers.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.
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
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.
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.
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 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 facebookA group for newsletter creators to connect with each other to share tips, ask questions, get feedback, and help each other out.
on redditr/journalism is a community focused on the industry and practice of journalism (from the classroom to the newsroom).
MirrorMirror is the next big change in the long history of symbolic communication. Through a decentralized, user-owned, crypto-based network, Mirror’s publishing platform revolutionizes the way we express, share and monetize our thoughts. Joining Mirror does not only make you a community member. It makes you a co-owner of the platform. As a result, our platform is a sum of our contributors. Let's $WRITE.ForumToken
Alessandra Torre Inkers
on facebookA 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.
ChroniclesAn online forum dedicated to science fiction and fantasy writingForum
on facebookFiction Writing focuses primarily on helping everyone with the stages of writing/publishing: outlining, writing, editing, query letters, formatting, artwork, blurbs, and marketing
ScribophileScribophile 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.Forum
Critique CircleImprove your writing skills in one of the largest and longest-running writing communities on the web.Forum
10 Minute Novelists
on facebook10 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.
on facebookWriters 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.
on redditr/Writing is the subreddit that contains discussions about the writing craft.
on redditWriting 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 on the Reddit for writing prompts. Let's help each other.
on redditA place to discuss just about everything in the world of indie books
on redditA place by and for freelance writers of all kinds to discuss and share every facet of freelance writing.
on redditIn-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment.
on twitterA Twitter hashtag dedicated to bringing together the Twitter Writing communityForum
on redditThis sub is for authors of YA novels. Discussing your original WIP (work in progress) is our purpose. Feel free to discuss titles, characters, plots, themes, settings, critiques, and any information pertinent to authors and genre. Hopefully we can all learn from each other and write great books!
Creative Writing ForumsWriting forums dedicated to improving your skills and helping you get published. Creative writing, applied writing, and publishing forums are at your disposal, as well as articles, workshops, and contests.
WritingForums.comWriting Forums is a privately-owned, community managed writing environment. We provide an unlimited opportunity for writers and poets of all abilities, to share their work and communicate with other writers and creative artists. We offer an experience that is safe, welcoming and friendly, regardless of your level of participation, knowledge or skill. There are several opportunities for writers to exchange tips, engage in discussions about techniques, and grow in your craft. You can also participate in forum competitions that are exciting and helpful in building your skill level. There's so much more for you to explore!