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    6' Ferrets Writers' Group 
    Provides tips for those interested in setting up groups, as well as ideas for exercises and events for existing groups.
    A Novel Approach 
    An online writing group dedicated to helping serious writers and poets perfect their craft. Critique group for fiction and poetry.
    Association of Art Editors 
    A national group whose members exchange information about editorial practices, standards, and job opportunities, both freelance and institutional.
    Black Journalist Network 
    Centralized information source designed for the professional and personal needs of African-American news professionals.
    Caribbean Writer Web 
    Resources and information for Caribbean writers.
    Chicana Writers 
    A resource center for and about Chicana writers. Includes submissions from audience, book reviews, art reviews, guest editorials, and online workshops. If you're a Chicana and a writer, this is the place for you. 
    Writers' resource community providing a supportive, family atmosphere where writers may easily access the tools and resources to create, market, and publish their work
    Circle of Wine Writers 
    Authors, broadcasters, journalists, photographers and lecturers who cover the topics of wines and spirits. Contains membership information and a description of the association. (Flash required).
    Creative Writing in Switzerland 
    This site offers writing activities, student writings, text features, writing event listings, a biography of Franz Andres Morrissey and a handful of writing-related links.
    Denia Writers´ Circle 
    A group of creative writers who welcome new contributors, new talent, skills and ideas involving creative writing of any sort from around the world. Based in Denia, on the Costa Blanca in Spain.
    Dimsum Magazine 
    Online writers workshop and forum from Hong Kong.
    Edgewise ElectroLit Centre 
    Non-profit organization and electronic forum for virtual poetry and writing workshops. Site includes an ezine, bulletin board and chat.
    Electronic Literature Organization 
    A nonprofit organization with a mission to promote and facilitate the writing, publishing and reading of literature designed for electronic media, ELO's site features industry news, events, chats and links.
    A literary discussion forum for post critique of poetry, especially formal poetry, fiction, non-fiction and arts and photography.
    Faith Writers 
    Helping Christian writers and freelance writers manage their writing career or start an online ministry.
    Green City Network 
    Links to writers resources, tools, tips, including sources for screenwrights and playwrights, and laws on copyright.
    International Black Writers' and Artists 
    Primarily oriented toward membership, but includes links, references, and newsletter.
    International Women's Writing Guild 
    A network for the empowerment of women through writing.
    Journalism and Women Symposium 
    An organization for women journalists which combats gender bias and fosters education.
    Media Guilds International 
    An umbrella organization for broadcast and non-broadcast media people, Literati World Writers is a major peer group that networking and involvement in charity events.
    Mobility Outlook 
    A forum for writers with disabilities to share their life stories with the hopes of inspiring. Will pay writers for poetry and prose submissions.
    Writers and writing information for women.
    National Resume Writers Association 
    Organization of professional resume writers.
    Off Campus Writers Workshop 
    Schedule and membership information for OCWW, offering weekly writing workshops in Chicago's north suburbs: fiction, genre, non-fiction, childrens, plays and screenwriting, and poetry.
    Official Misc. Writing Web Site 
    The official website of the misc.writing newsgroup. Provides a forum for discussion of writing in all its forms: scholarly, technical, journalistic, artistic and day-to-day communication.
    Painted Rock Writers and Readers Colony 
    One stop networking for serious published or unpublished writers. Interaction with readers and promotional activities for published authors, book reviews. Publisher support.
    PEN American Center 
    Membership association of prominent literary writers and editors. As a major voice of the literary community the organization seeks to defend the freedom of expression wherever it may be threatened, and promote and encourage the recognition and readi
    Police Writers Club 
    Provides writers of both fiction and nonfiction with knowledge, resources and information through shared networking on police methods and sources.
    Professional Association of Resume Writers 
    A professional association dedicated to elevating the skills, credibility, visibility, and profitability of specialists in the fields of résumé writing, career coaching, and career counseling.
    Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network 
    SPAWN provides information and contacts for everyone involved in publishing.
    SWET: Society of Writers, Editors & Translators 
    Membership is defined less by occupation than by a desire to share experience, information, and expertise involving English writing and publishing. Based in Tokyo, Japan.
    Teachers & Writers OnLine 
    A nonprofit organization founded by a group of writers and educators who believed that writers could make a unique contribution to the teaching of writing.
    The Amateur Writers Guild 
    A place to meet fellow writers, chat, post your work, and read others. Includes a message board and java chat.
    The Authors Guild Online 
    Society of published authors, is an advocate for fair compensation, free speech, and copyright protection, offers health insurance, contract reviews and web services, and publishes a quarterly bulletin.
    The Displaced Writers' Network 
    Writers banding together to chat and find success.
    The Filipino Amateur Writers' Guild 
    For the Filipino amateur fiction writer. Post your works and have them critiqued by fellow members or by visitors, as well as critiqueing works yourself. Best works are compiled in the quarter annually produced publication of the Filipino Amateur Wri
    The Hong Kong Writer's Circle 
    Workshops, forums, weekly newsletter, and get togethers for writers in Hong Kong and on-line.
    The New Zealand Writers' Website 
    Site includes writer resources, contests and competitions, newsletter, and information on marketing and e-publishing.
    The Society of Women Writers and Journalists 
    Founded in 1894 by Joseph Snell Wood, a newspaper proprietor. Over 100 years later, the SWWJ is an international association of writers, affiliated to other worldwide women writers associations.
    The Words of a Woman Net Society 
    A group of quality female writers, comprised of published and non-published poets. Many pen haiku, sonnets, structured poetry, on subjects of sensuality, romance, life, with observing eyesight and detail.
    The Writers' Block Pod 
    Newsletter, messageboard and selection of sites on Lycos.
    The Writing Parent 
    Site for writing parents to gain helpful advice and such to help reach success in the writing field while taking care of children. Free zine available; print newsletter for sale.
    Transmogrify I 
    Group of writers. Including regular editions of Polyte's Cart, their online magazine.
    Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers 
    An organization for Indigenous Native American and non-native writers, storytellers, filmmakers and journalists.
    An international collective of writers based in The Netherlands. Includes a calendar of literary events in and around The Netherlands.
    Writer Mom 
    Creative and social site for writer-mothers.
    Writers Brew Club 
    Newsletter, Writers Cauldron magazine and more at this site.
    Writing Groups 
    The care and feeding of a writers group. How to start and keep a group growing.
    Writing/Art for Disabled 
    Start a hobby, career or therapy with writing or art.
    This a place for Christian writers, editors, and webmasters to meet and encourage one another. Contests and links included.