Resources for Writers
The Central Ohio Fiction Writers (COFW) is a nonprofit professional association for writers of all fiction genres. Members provide a networking system to share knowledge and support the goal of becoming published. In addition, COFW is a chapter of the national Romance Writers of America (RWA).
Central and Southern
Ohio Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Meets monthly on the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7 p.m. and are held at the Upper Arlington Public Library. Meetings usually consist of a business meeting, a guest speaker talking about some aspect of writing or illustrating, and then critiques of chapter member’s work.
Literary magazine for central Ohio writers. Also publishes monthly literary events newsletter.
A Columbus-based Web site that serves a clearinghouse of information for writers. Downtown Writers also offers workshops and programs, including nonfiction and fiction writing groups.
Offers writing workshops and creativity classes.
Pudding House Writers Innovation Center
This Johnstown, Ohio-based writer's center and bed and breakfast offers regular workshops. Classes include a poetry reading/performance/delivery workshop.
Arlington's LifeLong Learning and Leisure
Features classes for writers.
A writer's workshop group that focuses on science fiction, fantasy, and horror.