Writing forums offer an opportunity for writers to discuss the craft of writing, opportunities, concerns and more. Some communities also enable writers to critique each others work. Be sure to read the community guidelines, follow the rules and ignore or report any trolls you may encounter during your journey through the forums. Click here to return to the links section.
Writing Forums List
*Reddit Writing Resources
Reddit can be great for online discussion. There are many writing subreddits available.
Absolute Write Water Cooler
A discussion forum and community for writers covering all aspects of writing
Book and Writing Newsgroups
Find book and writing related newsgroup discussion archives.
A community where writers critique each others work. It runs on a credit system.
Google Groups (formerly Dejanews)
Popular online discussion destination for newsgroup readers. Contains thousands of new posts daily in hundreds of different categories.
Google Hangouts can be used to start group chats with users connected through Google+
A writing discussion forum covering all aspects of writing. It includes a Workshop section, Poets corner and more.
A collection of discussion forums on the NaNoWriMo site covering novel writing, tips, resources and more.
Poets & Writers Speakeasy
Poets & Writers' Speakeasy is a place where you can exchange messages with other writers on topics of interest to writers.
Reddit Poetry Resources
There are also many great poetry subreddits available for poetry discussion and/or sharing. Check out our list.
SFFWorld Discussion Forum
Writers of sf, fantasy and horror discuss writing and publishing.
Popular public destination for chat and live events on numerous subjects.
Writer's Digest Forum
Writer's Digest offers a discussion forum for writers. It includes a Critique Central where writers can give and receive critiques.
Provides onine discussion forums on over 50 different topics.
A discussion forum covering writing craft, publishing, genre writing and more.
A community of writers and creative artists offering critiques, tips, networking and more.
A creative writing forum dedicated to all types of writing.