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Writers Resources Workshops

SFF Net.    - The place for authors, editors, readers, and publishers to get together to discuss books, stories, the art and craft of popular fiction, and all aspects of the literary life.

AHA! POETRY - Post your poems and get instant poetry gratification with Ann Cantelow's Interactive Poetry Invention. Read some books of poetry online Find books and magazines on, about, or of poetry. Advertise your book or books. Read and write your own book reviews of your favorite reads.Read selections from the LYNX magazine Find a new -- to you -- poetry magazine .

Annual Writers Conference presented by Southeastern Writers Association - SWA sponsors a week-long conference in June every year on St. Simons Island. Workshop leaders are second to none.

The Artist's Way-Creativity 2000 - This site promotes Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way". Come join us in "discovering and recovering your creative selfs".

Author, Author! - A workshop, forum, resource, and community created by writers for writers. Any genre of writing may be submitted for critique by other writers. Links, refernce, a lively forum, many other resources. - A support group for writers in search of publishers. Offers many on-line works and opportunities to obtain manuscript critiques. Offers an economical self-publishing opportunity in the new "e-book" format.

Bizango: The Writer's Workshop - The writers' workshop keeps your creative energy flowing. (The first page is slow to load, but well worth the wait.)

Book In A Week Challenge - For one week, writers are asked to write as much as they can of a rough draft without polishing or even reading back over their work. The idea is to turn off your internal editor for one week and open up your creativity. (Sponsored by Painted Rock)

Business Writing Center - Teaches online business writing courses and writing workshops across the United States and worldwide.

Cacoethes Scribendi - A workshop for those with an irresistible urge to write. Workshop, weekly exercises, interactive story, resources and advice.

Center for Creative Writing - The Center for Creative Writing offers writing workshops, writing retreats, fiction workshops, and poetry workshops.

Christian Writer's Workshop - The Writers Club Christian Writer's Workshop holds two on-line workshops per week, one on the Internet and one on AOL. The site describes the Workshop and provides links to resources for writers, conferences, and members web sites and pictures.

Clarion - The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Workshop - A science fiction writing workshop held at Michigan State University from mid-June through July.

ClawBridge Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers Workshop - Science Fiction/Fantasy online writers workshop and newsletter.

Coffeehouse for Writers Online Writing Workshops - Stop dreaming of becoming a writer, and start writing with our online writing workshops. These intensive, four week courses have something to offer all writers, from novice to professional; poet to freelancer.

Creative Writing for Teens - Home Page - THE starting place for exploring Creative Writing for Teens, from your Guide.

CritiqueShop - An innovative way to get writers placed in a small online critique group (8 members or less) or with a one-on-one critique partner.

Critters Workshop - Critters is an on-line workshop/critique group for serious writers of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.

Critters Writers' Workshop - An internet-based critique group for professional (or professionally aspiring) writers of science fiction, fantasy or horror.

DaVinci's Digeratti Exile - An eclectic group of literary types who enjoy good conversation, good books, and just plain good times. We also have a literary writers group/workshop within our little "exile" on the Net.

Devour My Voice - This WEB-site is a forum for sharing ideas, work-in-progress, finished work, criticism, and information about writing opportunities. It is a place to make work public, a door which opens up onto all the private rooms where writers work and connects them. - An Author's Forum for submission and critique of poetry, stories and writing.

The Eclipse - Includes fiction, poetry, and a valuable collction of writer's links.

Explorations Unlimited - Explorations Unlimited offers inexpensive workshops for writers at all levels of expertise. Held via email only (no chats), classes are two weeks long.

Fiction Writers University - The only virtual campus devoted entirely to the craft of fiction writing. Online courses, chat rooms, scripts, classic literature, writing supplies, and more.

The Five Paragraph Essay - A tutorial in learning how to write a five paragraph essay, including how to edit and revise it.

Free Writing Classes in Real Audio & Real Video - Hours of free audio and video classes in writing theory and practice. Also, hundreds of pages on story structure and storytelling.

Get A Life Network! - An exploration of our lives through journals, fictions, and poetry. Original writings from new authors in an upbeat environment.

Gotham Writers' Workshop - Offers online workshops in Fiction Writing, Screenwriting, Playwriting, Nonfiction Writing, Poetry Writing, Comedy Writing, and Sitcom Writing.

index - Great website for writers, from Sweden.

Indiana University Writers' Conference - "The country's second-oldest writers' conference (now in our 58th year) invites all writers for a week dedicated to quality poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction."

Inkspot: Writing Resource, Writers' Community - Writing resources. Writing-related links and resources, market and guideline info and database, articles, interviews, forums, classifieds, free email newsletter, more.

Inspiration for Writers Home Page - Manuscript critiques, unique and inspirational gifts for writers, The Writer's Prayer, The Rebirth -- a complete short story on-line, and links to other writer-friendly sites

The Internet Writing Workshop - Join various mailing list workshops such as poetry, fiction, flash fiction, romance, novels, non-fiction and much more. Post and receive critiques of your work, as well as critique other works. Discuss the finer points of writing. - An on-line community and active workshop for professional and experienced writers of fiction and screenplays. One of the oldest on-line writer's workshops, the group first formed in 1989.

Life Tales - Workshop curriculums for teaching writing memoirs and journaling. Make money doing something you love.

Mastering the Creative Corporate Environment - Workshop on how to foster creative problem solving and innovative thinking in your workplace.

Maui Writers Conference - Learn the craft of writing and screenwriting from best-selling authors and award winning screenwriters. Interact with top agents in film and publishing, while enjoying Maui's tropical paradise. Sept. 1st to 4th, 2000.

Mendocino Coast Writers Conference - Workshops for writers of all genres. Meet literary agents and publishers, participate in a variety of intensive workshops, one-on-one conferences with writers and agents.

Mystery and Suspense Writers Workshop - Scott Mortenson, a published novelist and short story writer, hosts regularly scheduled chats for an interactive discussion of the various levels and techniques of one of the most popular and best-selling genres in the market.

Novelist's Workshop - British page with links to other interesting sites, discussion groups, research material, and advice for troubleshooting with publishers and agents.

Online Creative Writing Course - Eagle Production's online writing course. 15 entertaining lessons by Craig Lock, a prolific writer. Learn to write articles, poetry, short stories, novels, autobiographies and even books...and have fun at the same time.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant - An interactive online writer's guide and handbook that is distributed freely over the WWW. Topics include revising, editing, and thesis/support essays. Tests are available to track your progress.

Ringer's Secret School of Writing - An online place for writers of all levels of experience, featuring instruction, exercises, and information. If you'd enjoy a structured approach to writing improvement, this school has valuable lessons.

Roberta Allen's Fiction Workshops - The fast fiction approach, ongoing classes, Sunday intensives, one-on-one instruction.

Scribe & Quill's Professional Writing Workshops - Online workshop in freelance writing.

Scribe & Quill's Professional Writing Workshops - Online writing courses in a variety of topics, including technical writing, freelancing, short stories, non-fiction books, marketing and public relations, poetry, and speechwriting.

Sensible Solutions - Book marketing for happily published authors & publishers.

SFNovelist Writing Workshop - An online writing group devoted to writers of hard science fiction novels or novellas.

ShawGuides, Inc. - Writing, Creativity and Ritual: A Retreat for Women.

Shawguides, Inc. - Offers information on writers conferences and workshops, as well as photography workshops & schools, art & craft workshops, learning & language vacations, golf schools, and more.

Southeastern Writers Association - Annual workshop that offers a week of intensive study under highly qualified instructors.

Southern California Writers' Conference - 14th annual conference: Presidents' Day Weekend, Feb 18-21, 2000.

StoryArts - Storyarts is an on line writing workshop with interactive writing exercises and access to a interactive listserv. Write and publish stories on the web, receive comments from other writers, participate in exercises. Home - - A rare "banner-free" community of like-minded individuals, coming together to seek intelligent life on the Web. This is a site that gives freelance writers a chance to display their work. Very comprehensive subject listings. - is dedicated to publishing teen writing, as well as book reviews by teenagers. Teachers and parents of adolescents will find useful information. Teen and teacher discussions, author home pages, and more

Word Broccoli - Residential creative writing workshops in varied and unique venues on the Scottish Isles of Iona and Mull.

Words By The Thousand - Writing workshops for children and adults. Writing exercises, links to related sites, more.

The Write Site - An independent online writing lab that features creative writing and online English composition courses.

Writer Workshops and Writing Information - Writer Workshops is dedicated to helping writers find effective writing information, workshops, and writing links on the Internet and to assist writers in finding a variety of writing workshops.

The Writer's Nook - Online writers workshop created for the enrichment of all writers whether aspiring or established, student or professional, and regardless of field or genre.

Writers on the Net - A group of published writers and experienced writing teachers who offer online writing courses in areas such as Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense Writing; Writing Fiction for Children; Writing Dark Fantasy and Horror; and, Introduction to Fiction Writing.

Writers Online Courses and Writing Workshops - Free writers online courses and writing workshops offered in areas such as writing humor, using the five senses, grammar help, writing short stories, and using the imagination.

A Writer's Silhouette - A forum for the display of original writing, including prose, poetry, song lyrics, and editorials. This site allows you to express yourself, while giving others the opportunity to agree or disagree (and most importantly, provide feedback).

Writers Studio - The Writers Studio provides fiction and poetry writing workshops and classes and other creative writing resources. Located in New York.

Writers' Summer School - Writers' Summer School - week long residential school in Swanwick, Derbyshire catering for all writing genres.

Writes of the Imagination - An online writing school promoting self-expression and creativity.

Writing for the Web - Guidelines and tips for writing articles, tutorials, white or green papers, and other ruminations for online magazines, corporate and educational Web sites, and other online content.

Writing Workshops - Writing a novel or short story needn't be a lonely experience. Award-winning novelists Will Shetterly and Emma Bull host weekly workshops to give you deadlines, constructive feedback, skill-building, and encouragement.

Young People's Press Online - all About hooking up young writers, keeping it real, getting folks published electrizonically AND in print, and havin' a good ol' time while doing it.

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