Non-USAn Writing-related Organizations
USAn Writing-related Organizations
Canadian (and other!) writing organizations - maintained by WFNS
Sal Towse - Writing Links w/ a Northern California Focus
Association of Writers & Writing Programs - USAn schools w/ writing programs
Listservs and Maillists [/writers]
American Independent Writers
Children's Writers and Illustrators - Yahoo! group
Comedy-Screenplays - feature length comedies - Yahoo! group
DorothyL - for mystery readers/writers
Freelance Mailing List
The Hollywood Camerata - writers and filmmakers - all levels
Internet Writing Workshop: variety of writing subjects
JacketFlap - a social networking communityfor authors & illustrators of books for Children and Young Adults
Mystery Writers' Forum
National Association of Science Writers - public discussions
Novels-L - crit list for novelists
The Orion's Arm Worldbuilding Discussion
Short Mystery Fiction Society - Yahoo! discussion group & shared information
SFF.NET news groups
techwr-l - for tech writers
travelwriters.com - enroll
Writer's BBS Forums
Lists of Maillists and Listservs
Yahoo! Groups on writing or writers
SLA News Division - Mailing lists for journalists
CataList, the official catalog of LISTSERV lists!
Writers Write list of Writers' Groups
Writers' Workshops [/writers]
Able Muse - Eratosphere Poetry & Writing Workshops
The Alsop Review - Gazebo - online critique groups
Andrew Burt - Critters Workshop
Asian American Writers' Workshop - NYC
Association of Writers & Writing Programs
Cacoethes-Scribendi Creative Writing Workshop - email critique/discussion list
Hatrack River Writers Workshops - hosted by Kathleen Dalton-Woodbury
Critique Circle - online writing workshop. FREE.
Dark Echo - Writers Workshop (Horror)
Forward Motion - Various fiction workshops
Internet Writing Workshop - various types of writing
Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror - $49/yr
Preditors & Editors - P&E list of Writing Workshops
SFFworld.com writing forum
SFNovelist - for hard science SF
SFWA - Writers' groups and workshops - with an SFF focus
Short Story Group
The Sonnet Board
WordTrip - online community for writers
Yahoo! - Writers' Cafe
The Writer's BBS -International Writers Community
Writers Village - fee.
The Writing Bridge - poetry, fiction, nonfiction, more
The WELL Community
Zoetrope.com - where filmmakers can submit and workshop original work
Writers' Retreats [/writers]
OMI International Arts Center Ghent, NY
Anderson Center Red Wing, MN
Caldera - at the edge of Blue Lake, OR.
Constance Saltonstall Foundation Ithaca, NY
Djerassi Resident Artists Program Woodside, CA - Deadline for Application 15Feb each year
Fine Arts Work Center - Provincetown, MA
Headlands Center for the Arts Sausalito, CA
Hedgebrook - for women writers. Whidbey Island, WA.
The Julia and David White Artists' Colony Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica
Lannan Foundation Residency Program Marfa, TX
Mesa Refuge Resident Program Point Reyes Station, CA
The Millay Colony for the Arts Austerlitz, NY
The Ragdale Foundation Lake Forest, IL
The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow Eureka Springs, AR
Alliance of Artists Communities
John Hewitt - Writer's Resource Center Directory of Writers' Colonies
Writing Groups & Critiquing [/writers]
Towse - Northern California writing groups and other resources
The 6' Ferret Writers' Group - Starting a Group
The 6' Ferret Writers' Group - Critique Guidelines
Andrew Burt - Critiques - Diplomacy
Andrew Burt - Critiquing the Wild Writer
Rich Hamper - How To Cope With Critiquing
Amy Sterling Casil - Hardcore Critique Advice
Dark Echo Writers Workshop - Critiquing Suggestions
Victory Crayne - How to Critique Fiction
Victory Crayne - How to Succeed in an Online Writing Workshop
Conferences (writing & otherwise) [/writers]
♦ 2011 Christian Writers Conference at Mount Hermon - April 15-19, 2011. Mt Hermon, CA.
♦ ASJA Writers Conference April 23-25, 2011. NYC.
♦ Malice Domestic MYS. Apr 29-May 1, 2011. Bethesda, MD.
♦ Crimefest MYS. May 19-22, 2011. Bristol, UK.
♦ 2011 Backspace Writers Conference May 26-28, 2011. NYC.
♦ Bloody Words - MYS. June 3-5, 2011. Victoria, B.C.
♦ Book Passage Children's Writers & Illustrators Conference. Jun 16-19, 2011. Corte Madera, CA.
♦ ThrillerFest VI MYS. Jul 6-9, 2011. NYC.
♦ Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference Jul 21-24, 2011. Corte Madera, CA.
♦ Mendocino Coast Writers Conference Jul 28-30, 2011. Fort Bragg, CA.
♦ San Francisco Write To Market Conference Jul 29-31, 2011. San Francisco, CA.
♦ SCBWI 2011 Summer Conference JUV. August 5-8, 2011. Los Angeles, CA.
♦ Book Passage Travel, Food, & Photography Conference Aug 11-14, 2011. Corte Madera, CA.
♦ Renovation. 69th World Science Fiction Convention Aug 17-21, 2011. Reno, NV.
♦ Bouchercon 2011 - MYS. Sept. 15-18, 2011. St.Louis, MO.
♦ Viable Paradise 2011 - SFF. Oct 9-15, 2011. Martha's Vineyard, MA. Applications close June 15th.
♦ NASW Science Writers 2011 Oct 14-18, 2011. Flagstaff, AZ.
♦ Fisherman's Wharf Writers Conference Oct 19-23, 2011. San Francisco, CA.
♦ New England Crime Bake 2011 Nov 11-13, 2011. Dedham, MA.
♦ SCBWI Annual Winter Conference JUV. Jan 27-29, 2012. NYC.
♦ Love is Murder MYS. Feb 3-5, 2012. Rosemont, IL. (Chicago O'Hare)
♦ San Francisco Writers Conference 2012 Feb 17-19, 2012. San Francisco, CA.
♦ Assoc. of Writers & Writing Programs Feb 29 - Mar 3, 2012. Chicago, IL.
♦ Bloody Words XII MYS. June 1-3, 2012. Toronto, ON.
♦ Chicon.70th World Science Fiction Convention Aug 30-Sep 3, 2012. Chicago, IL.
♦ Bouchercon 2012 MYS. Oct 4-7, 2012. Cleveland, OH.
♦ Bouchercon 2013. MYS. Sep 19-22, 2013. Albany, NY.
♦ Bouchercon 2014. MYS. Nov 13-16, 2014. Long Beach, CA.
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♦ Algonkian Writers Conferences
♦ Book Passage - Classes & Workshops - Corte Madera, CA.
♦ Castle Hill - Truro Center for the Arts - Writing Workshops - Truro, MA.
♦ Highlights Foundation - Founders' Workshops ongoing. Boyds Mills, PA. - childrens' writing
♦ Locus Magazine - Con listings
♦ ShawGuides, Inc. | Writers Conferences & Workshops
♦ Southern Scribe - Events for Southern Writers
♦ year-to-year WorldCon site