Fiction Writing Craft & Techniques • Last activity 20/May

Whether it's character development, story structure, pacing, revising, or any other aspect of writing, there is a ton of advice out there. Too much for any one person to consume. Our collective wisdom is better than our individual knowledge.

Found a technique that really works for you? Share it. Struggling with something but don't know where to turn? This is the place for you.




Genres

Adult

Book-length works (Literary, Upmarket, Relationship fiction (sometimes called Women’s Fiction), Historical fiction, Low magic/fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal, Science Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Crime, and Thriller, Romance, Memoir, Narrative nonfiction)
Short Fiction (Literary, upmarket or general, Historical, Low magic/fantasy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Other Speculative Fiction, Mystery, Crime, or Thriller, Romance)
Flash Fiction (Flash Fiction)
Short Nonfiction (Essay, Others)

Children's

Early Readers and Chapter Books (Early Readers and Chapter Books)
Middle Grade (Contemporary fiction, Historical Fiction, Adventure or Mystery, Low magic/fantasy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Nonfiction)
Young Adult (Contemporary fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Crime, or Thriller, Low magic/fantasy, Fantasy, Paranormal, Science Fiction, Horror, Romance, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Nonfiction)

Admissions Policies

Anyone is welcome if you leave your bias at the door. Your experience is yours and in the end, all writing advice is just that. Advice. What works for you may not work for someone else. Come with a kind heart and an open mind.

What we're looking for in members

Writers who are interested in struggling with writing problems and those who feel they have found solutions.