Inked Voices is home to more than 75 active writing groups. The majority of our groups are critique groups, but we also also have accountability-only and writing prompt groups.
This list includes our writing groups that have elected to share a public profile. To see all groups open to new members, sign up for a free trial. We’ll also email you on sign up to see if you’d like some help matching.
We welcome all things Speculative Fiction. From Science Fiction to Fantasy. Let's help create alternate worlds together.
Genres: fantasy - Science Fiction - Speculative Fiction - All sub-genres of...
What we’re looking for: We're looking for writers who love reading speculative fiction works, who are interested in an active community to ex... Read more
Get on the bus with us! This is a group for people who want to be part of a larger group. Some writers simply like ha... Read more
Genres: young adult - fantasy - Mystery - Science Fiction - Essay - Literar...
What we’re looking for: Engaged participants interested in sharing work, critiquing and sharing helpful resources.
ImPROMPTu is InkedVoices' writing prompt group. Every week, you'll find a post with a short creative exercise. Share ... Read more
Genres: Open - creative - practice
What we’re looking for: Members of ImPROMPTu participate in whatever way works for them. The group is more about stimulating creativity than ... Read more
We are dedicated writers of young adult, new adult, and children's fiction. Come in and join if you are interested in... Read more
Genres: fantasy - children's - New Adult - Young Adult - fairy tales -...
What we’re looking for: I do want to make it clear that I am looking for people who are open to reviewing LGBTQ+ and other diverse stories. I... Read more
A group for writers of Young Adult and New Adult Fiction.
Genres: Young Adult
What we’re looking for: Supportive, Helpful, Respectful, and Passionate about writing.
This is a small, flexible group for advanced students of writing craft, who are called to build a writing life.
Genres: Literary fiction - thrillers - Mysteries - Urban Fantasy - Horror...
What we’re looking for: We seek members who are committed to the writing life: improving one's craft, producing a steady body of work, reachi... Read more
This group is for writers of adult and young adult fiction focusing on realistic pieces, whether long fiction or short.
Genres: women's fiction - Contemporary Fiction - Historical Fiction - ...
What we’re looking for: We're especially interested in members who are pursuing the study of craft and are willing to discuss craft topics in... Read more
We are looking for members to workshop each other's writing and are open to fantasy, mythical and magic realism genres.
Genres: Urban Fantasy - Fairytales/ Myths/ Folktales - Epic Fantasy / Low...
What we’re looking for: People who are enthusiastic and dedicated to improving their writing
Check in once a week on Sundays or Mondays with answers to the questions "What did you write this week?" and "What di... Read more
What we’re looking for: Weekly or bi-weekly check ins: share what you're working on. Encourage other members and share any tools/resources th... Read more
I love maps, designs, and backstory details that color our imaginative worlds. If you do too, this may be a resource ... Read more
Genres: fantasy - any - scifi - Any Fantasy
What we’re looking for: Activity, curiousity, and an interest in the elements of detail.
We are a friendly bunch of writers from all kinds of genres. We share our weekly writing and reading goals and suppor... Read more
What we’re looking for: Weekly check ins: share what you're reading and writing. Encourage other members and share any tools/resources that a... Read more
This intensive group is a chapter by chapter critique group. Its purpose is to inspire progression through tight dead... Read more
Genres: Horror - Romance - New Adult - sci-fi - Any Fantasy - All YA
What we’re looking for: We're looking for members willing to keep up on a weekly basis.
Individuals who are working on a novel and what to review chapters with other writers. Although we'd like in-depth cr... Read more
What we’re looking for: We are not a group for new writers. We expect our members to know the basics of the craft either through classes, bo... Read more
For writers of romance. All romance styles accepted.
What we’re looking for: We're looking for members who have either published a novel, novella, or novelette, or are partway through writing one.
A place for members to critique the novels of other members, chapter by chapter, from the beginning to the end.
Genres: Novels for adults.
What we’re looking for: Novel Critique Group is for experienced writers who have a complete or nearly complete draft of a novel and are ready... Read more
For those who are in the middle of a first-draft, in the midst of a re-write, or maybe you need help writing up a syn... Read more
Genres: Fiction - Mystery - Thriller - Suspense
What we’re looking for: Be engaged and respectful. Mind the submission schedule, especially if there are active posts.
This group is for people who desperately want to publish, and are working towards set deadlines and goals. Tired of s... Read more
Genres: fantasy - Science Fiction - short fiction - literary - Contemporar...
What we’re looking for: We're looking for like minded people who are committed to submitting more this year than they did last year (even if ... Read more
You have written or almost finished writing a Middle-Grade fantasy or Science fiction, and you want some feedback cha... Read more
Genres: Middle Grade Fantasy & Science-fiction
What we’re looking for: Someone who can give feedback quickly. No beginners, please. If you've taken classes before or have been writing for ... Read more
This is a group for writers who are exploring or have recently entered the world of historical events and are trying ... Read more
Genres: Historical Fiction - Historical nonfiction/fiction
What we’re looking for: Primarily for Unpublished, writers so that we can gain experiences and view points across levels. Published writers w... Read more
Camp NaNoWriMo 2017 cabin! Weekly check-in's each Monday (and more, depending on what the group wants)
What we’re looking for: Just participation and encouragement of others!
This group is for dedicated middle grade writers who have already workshopped their novels in other groups and are lo... Read more
Genres: Any Middle grade
What we’re looking for: Writers who are dedicated to polishing up their manuscripts and helping others polish up their manuscripts so we can ... Read more
This group is for members working on nonfiction pieces about place. Works could range from essays, to place studies, ... Read more
Genres: Memoir - Creative Nonfiction - essays
What we’re looking for: Members looking to give and receive professional critique and who are editing for publication.
One of the struggles of being a writer is sitting in front of a blank screen. As author Niel Gaiman put it, “It is al... Read more
Genres: Horror - Contemporary - Fantasty - open to all fiction - Science...
What we’re looking for: We are seeking individuals who are in the process of writing a first draft and would benefit from the pressure of a d... Read more
A place for the feminine voice to collaborate / give feedback on nonfiction pieces about nature & animals and women's... Read more
Genres: Nature - environment - women's issues - wildlife - animals - do...
What we’re looking for: Maturity, professionalism, creativity, positive energy!
This group is a place for writers of children's literature. For writers with existing critique groups, it's intended ... Read more
Genres: picture books - chapter books - Young Adult - easy readers - midd...
What we’re looking for: Thoughtful critiques, focusing especially on elements of story. This is a supportive community that values giving c... Read more
Thank you for your interest in Pixels and Voxels. We are a small, no-stress group looking to give and receive constru... Read more
Genres: Any except Erotica
What we’re looking for: Someone who is an avid reader of many genres and able to give thoughtful critiques on submissions in multiple genres.
A small group of unpublished writers looking to improve craft technique via critique feedback and craft discussion.
Genres: fiction mainstream - literary fiction - Almost anything but prefer...
What we’re looking for: Unpublished writers seeking improvement and deeper understanding of craft techniques. Novel writers or short story wr... Read more
A group of dedicated children's picture book writers who are eager to connect with others passionate about kidlit.
Genres: picture book - Rhyming Picture Books
What we’re looking for: Considered critiques and sense of community
A private, two or three person writing partnership
Genres: anything goes
What we’re looking for: Writers with complete novels or novels nearing completion
For writers of middle grade fiction of any genre who are serious about completing and polishing their manuscripts.
Genres: middle grade
What we’re looking for: People who plan to complete a novel and prepare it for querying.