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Here is the collection of writer's group resource links.

6' Ferret Writers' Group
The 6' Ferret Writers' Group has been in existence since 1989, and we've developed this home page to provide tips for those of you interested in setting up your own groups, as well as ideas for exercises and events for existing groups.

Backspace
Backspace is a large Internet-based writers' organization comprised of 273 members in 10 countries. Backspace members write in all genres and are at all stages of their careers.

Boost
The goal of Boost is to provide a supportive community where all children's writers can polish their manuscripts, improve their craft, share information and gain confidence in pursuing their publishing goals.

Camp NaNoWriMo
Start or share a cabin with other writers at this virtual writer’s retreat.

Colorado Springs Fiction Writer's Group
The Colorado Springs Fiction Writer's Group is designed to give both aspiring and established authors a peer environment to share their works in progress.

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

Greater Cleveland Stage & Screen Authors Association
We are a writers group dedicated to playwrighting as well as screenwriting.

Hidden Dangers of Writing Groups
Jennie Nash explains some downsides to writing groups.

How to Find the Right Writing Group
Jerry Jenkins provides some tips and resources for locating the right writing group for you.

Information about Writers' Groups
Some basic information about writers' groups and how they can help you and how they can fail to be constructive.

Internet Writing Workshop
The Internet Writing Workshop is a set of mailing lists open to all styles and genres of writing. Members do not need to be published writers, only to be serious about writing and about wanting to improve.

Kingdom Writers
An email critique and fellowship group for Christian writers

Meetup Writing Groups
Information about writing groups available through the Meetup service.

New York State Writers Institute
Provides free courses, publications and information for writers.

Oxford University Poetry Society
The Oxford University Poetry Society is the primary forum in Oxford for those who read and write poetry.

Reddit Writing Resources
Reddit's online communities help enable discussion between writers and also provide resources.

Scribophile
Scribophile is an online wrtier's workshop and writing community. Writers can exchange critiques with other writers.

She Writes
She Writes is an online community and content site for women writers. It has over 33,000 members.

SparrowCrowne Writers Group
SparrowCrowne Writers Group is a new creative think tank for writers who want group support, encouragement, and accountability.

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly, or How to Choose a Writers' Group
An informative article about writer's groups from Holly Lisle

theNextBigWriter
A writing community where you post your work, receive exposure to thousands of readers, and get guaranteed feedback. The readers determine who receives paid publishing contracts and $5,000 novel award.

Writers' Group
A public Writers' Group on Facebook.

Writing Groups by State or Region
A list of links to writing groups organized by state and region - provided by Writer's Relief.