Story and poetry site where writers can explore and develop creative writing skills, get support from the site’s editors, publish short stories and poems online, get feedback and writing tips and meet fellow writers, all for free.
Apples & Snakes
England’s leading organisation for performance poetry. Apples & Snakes focuses on working with emerging artists, producing new work and putting poets in education.
Australian Writer’s Marketplace
Published by Queensland Writers Centre, AWMonline is recognised as the ‘Yellow Pages’ for professional writers seeking publication opportunities for their work.
Booktrust is an independent charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages and cultures to engage with books and the written word.
Dreaming Methods is a fusion of writing and atmospheric new media that explores digital storytelling, imaginary memories and dream-inspired states.
Creative Writing Ink
Creative Writing Ink offer online creative writing courses, editing and mentoring services. They also have writing competition listings and encourage writers through their weekly writing prompts.
An independent publishing company based in the West of Ireland which has been running writing contests since 1994.
An internet based literature hub where promoters, publishers, poets, writers, agents and readers post information to forums concerning writing and publishing.
The Literary Consultancy
TLC’s mission is to provide professional, in-depth, market-informed editorial advice to people writing at any level through its manuscript assessment service, online mentoring scheme, events, original workshops and debates.
London Writers’ Cafe
London Writers’ Café is a community of creative writers who share, read and discuss their writing projects for constructive feedback. Meetings take place on the second Thursday and third Monday, from 7-9:30pm, each month. It’s free to join the site and meetings are just £2 each.
Writer and tutor Jemma Kennedy offers a series of new courses in fiction and playwriting for writers of all levels and abilities. Taking a practical approach with writing exercises, feedback on work in progress and the chance to share material with other students, her weekly workshops are designed to give you a toolbox of writing skills, help you achieve direction in your creative work and turn your ideas into real writing.
Spread the Word
Spread the Word works with London writers at all stages of their careers to help them achieve their full potential.
The Writing Platform
The Writing Platform is a website and program of live events dedicated to arming writers with digital knowledge.
A website sponsored by the Arts Council to help new writers develop and to help talented writers to get noticed and published.