Creating an Online Writing Community

Writing, Writing communities
There are dozens of online writing communities, but you want the perfect fit. Maybe you've tried several with no luck, or maybe you're confident that you can create the perfect community. Maybe you simply want to give it a shot. Whatever the reason, you've decided it's time to create a writing group all your own, and you've chosen to create it online. I've tried this myself a few times with varying levels of success. The advice I've gathered here is by no means the be all and end all of creating an online writing community, simply advice to get the ball rolling in the right direction. Making a few key decisions right away will help you narrow your search for further guidance. Choosing a Structure There are a few ways…
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Finding the right writing community

Writing, Writing communities
Once upon a time, if you wanted to find a writing group, your options were extremely limited. You could spend a lifetime looking for the right one. Depending on where you lived, you might never find one at all. All that's changed with the rise of the internet. Now there are almost as many writing groups as there are writers, and it's easier than ever before to connect with other writers, whether they're in your town or halfway around the world. The challenge has changed from finding a writing group to finding the right one. It you need some guidance, follow these seven steps to find the perfect writing group for you: 1. Assess what you need-- take a look at this post describing the various types of writing groups…
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