Writers' Resources

Online Writing Resources and Information: 

Alliance of Artists Communities - Search for writing fellowships, conferences, residencies, and more. 

Downtown Writers Network - A clearinghouse of information for writers; also offers workshops and programs, including nonfiction and fiction writing groups. 

Write Now Newsletter - A monthly newsletter featuring a comprehensive list of writing activities in Central Ohio. 

150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively - Great tips from the Open Education Database. 

Online Writing Center - Help with writing academic papers, from structure to outline to style. 

A Tax Cheat Sheet for EBook Self-Publishers

Writing Groups and Classes:

Central Ohio Fiction 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 fourth 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. 

Dublin Arts Council - Offers writing workshops and creativity classes. 

Upper Arlington's LifeLong Learning and Leisure - Features classes for writers. 

(with poetry) reading series - A poetry reading series held throughout the year at House Beer in the Short North. 

Writeshop - A writer's workshop group that focuses on science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

Local Presses/Publishers: 

PageSpring Publishing, Columbus, Ohio - PageSpring Publishing is an independent book publisher specializing in high-quality novels for adults and younger readers.  

Upper Hand Press, Bexley, Ohio - "Upper Hand Presss publishes books you'll find nowhere else. Our writers are people who have things they can't keep quiet about. We believe that significant writers are people who work very hard to write, whatever their circumstances and whatever their educations. Hard work creates and burnishes authenticity, the fundamental in gaining the Upper Hand."