Associated Writing Programs – AWP is a nonprofit service organization for writers. Hosts annual writing conference and many activities for writers. Site includes articles, career resources, literary links, and a wealth of information.
The Attic – The attic is a unique writer’s workshop (and haven) in Portland. Visit to read about workshops and enjoy the atmosphere in this writing community.
Better Writing Skills – Offers downloadable book, Better Writing Skills, to help with business, thesis, technical and creative writing.
Boston Screenwriting Workshop – Boston Screenwriting Workshop provides classes for beginning to professional screenwriters in the New England area. Targets writers who are “serious about writing and can’t go to UCLA or NYU Film School.”
CalArts MFA in Writing – The CalArts Writing MFA is neither a “creative” nor a “critical” writing program — instead it attempts to question and provoke the mutations that occur in forms and styles of writing and reading.
CGU Writing Center – The Claremont Graduate University Writing Center offers an active online writing resource for graduate level students. Offers transdisciplinary programs that encourage collaboration and communication. The goal is to help students negotiate the challenges of graduate level writing while encouraging them to develop their own critical voices and editorial skills.
Clarity Works Writing Classes and Coaching – Writing teacher helps each student free her or his writing voice. In this container – whether it’s a class, workshop, retreat or individual session – each person feels nurtured and safe, allowing her to risk revealing the complexity and fullness of her experience-her story. Held in Asheville, North Carolina plus online.
ClearWriter – An online system of tools, training, and resources that improve business and professional writing. Offers 12 hours of training. Aids with structure, clarity, conciseness, and precision.
Coffeehouse for Writers Online Workshops – Online workshops for writers featuring personal interaction with your instructor and classmates to help you discover your writing potential, feedback, motivation, inspiration, and advice from your peers.
Create a Kids’ Book – Delightful website for writers of children’s books. Holds regular monthly workshops in Victoria, Australia. Also offers manuscript assessment service for children’s books.
Creativity Workshop – Helps develop the creative process through memoir, creative writing, visual arts and storytelling exercises. Helps to expand perception and find ways of looking at one’s life and work as exciting and transformative.
Dorian Haarhoff, Writer – “We called him Tortoise, because he taught us,” they said. Dr. Haarhoff teaches wholistically with courses that suit corporate clients and individuals. Available for settings throughout South Africa.
Editing International, LLC – Exceptionally active series of “Passport Seminars” (in US and British Columbia) covering editing/revision, marketing, fiction and nonfiction craft, planning, brainstorminbg, and the writer’s life.
Field’s End – Field’s End is a writers’ community on Bainbridge Island, Washington, offering workshops, lectures, and courses for literary writers. Field’s End exists to inspire writers and nurture the written word through instruction in the art and craft of writing.
Fire in the Head creative writing programme – Creative writing courses in picturesque UK countryside. Features the idea of ‘whole person’ writing, with emphasis on the imagination and creative expression. Students are encouraged to be “literary pyromaniacs” – finding ways to kindle fire and write the blazing results as story or poetry.
Fishtrap – Fishtrap promotes clear thinking and good writing in and about the west through year round workshops, gatherings and writers’ retreats.
Freelance Editing and Proofreading Courses – Freelancers offers a course in freelance writing. The course includes: concepts of editing and proofreading, style, layout, spellings, common mistakes, etc. Also includes a Santorini, a short manuscript as you would see it after it has been copyedited.
Glencoe Online Writers Choice – Web site hosted by national educational publisher providing writing assessment and evaluation models, lesson plans, annotated writing models, interactive quizzes, study guides, and practice in proofreading, spelling, grammar, vocabulary.
Gotham Writers’ Workshop – Creative writing classes offered online and in NYC in writing fiction, screenplays, nonfiction, poetry, memoirs, novels, mysteries, romances, TV sitcoms, children’s books, science fiction, and writing for business.
Herstory Writers Workshop – A nonprofit memoir writing project for women. Begun in 1996 as a community memoir writing project for women, Herstory reaches out to give narrative tools to women who might not ordinarily have access to high quality writing instruction. Partially tuition based and partially publicly funded, it is dedicated to women who feel they have stories to tell.
How to Write Well – Interesting collection of links and services for writers. Offers a home study course on writing.
In Her Own Write – Pamela Garrett provides writing services for a fee, as well as limited writer resources. Pamela has researched, developed, and written materials for public relations and public information, marketing and advertising, education and training, fund raising, political campaigns, and the high-technology industry.
Inkberry – Offers writing workshops in-house and online, manuscript critique, a reading series, and online writing resources including discussion forums and generative exercises.
Institute for Excellence in Writing – This unique site offers resources for writing teachers and home schooling parents who are teaching students to write outside the institutional setting.
The Jewish Writing Institute – Non-profit organization offering email courses for Jewish writers including journalism, memoir, fiction, grant writing, publishing and poetry. Courses are interactive and fee based. Editing and critique service also offered.
Liberato – Writing courses and critique service for all writers.
London School of Journalism Distance learning courses – The LSJ offers fiction writing courses, news journalism courses and freelance journalism courses by distance learning. Also offered are courses for short story writing, thriller writing, cartooning and English for business. Established in 1920, LSJ has an international reputation for excellence.
LR Communication Systems, Inc. – Writing courses and seminars, technical writing programs, presentation skills training with online, on-site, self-study, and correspondence options. Focus on business communications.
Lynn Staudacher – Paths To Awareness – Pathways to explore deep within the individual and the collective creative process. Programs offered: Cosmic Footprints, Wanna Write, Trance Formations.
Midwest Writers Workshop – Our 27th summer workshop from July 27-29 for aspiring and accomplished writers features sessions on mystery, romance, children’s, poetry, fiction, non-fiction. Richard Lederer, keynoter.
Quest Writing Lab – Provides individualized writing instruction and tutorial assistance in grammar, composition, and other aspects of writing. Especially useful in writing mechanics.
Rabbit Hill Writers Online – Online writing workshops for beginning and intermediate writers of short fiction, creative nonfiction, the novel, screenwriting, and memoirs.
The Red Room Writers Society – Writing program that blasts through writer’s block in a historic San Francisco mansion. Fiction, memoir, and screenplays.
Red Rose Writing – Copywriting, creative and technical writing workshops, seminars, and training. Lessons from Sallianne Norelli (copywriter and children’s book author).
Red Writing – Learn poetry lingo and submit a piece or critique to our online workshop. Open to fiction, non-fiction, free-verse poetry, or formed.
School for Champions – An e-Learning site that provides free online lessons, character-building messages, and techniques to excel in school, work and life. Various articles on preparing technical documentation, and tools usage.
Spring Time Writers – Tips, Exercises and Workshops – Serene Rocky Mountains retreat with professional, personal writing instruction. Monthly free tips and exercises. Monthly newsletter delivers even more to your site. 4-day and week long workshops. Contest.
Today’s Writer.com – Offers online classes for writers. Discussions are held twice a week for ten weeks in assigned chatrooms. Students can post their work in classroom message boards to get peer feedback.
TV Writer.com – Television writing explained by award winning writer/producer Larry Brody.
Under the Volcano – One-week retreats in legendary Mexican village for writers of fiction and literary non-fiction.
Virtual Writer – Publish poetry, drama, fiction, non-fiction and reviews. Comprehensive information on writing related courses, careers, competitions, events, and reviews. Interactive features include a bulletin board, chat, and online workshops.
The Write Coach – Coaching and workshops to increase motivation, release blocks, build confidence, increase creativity and assist both professional and aspiring writers to become more successful.
Write On Maui – Classes on Maui are offered to small groups of writers.
Write What You Know – Licensed social worker offers help to writers via phone and telecourses. A unique approach to writer’s needs.
WriteDirections – Teleclasses, publications, and coaching help writers jump-start and complete their books and articles. Free weekly newsletters, tips, and resources. Fiction, nonfiction, business writing, networking, writer’s block.
WriteLines – Located ten miles north of Boston. Offers creative writing workshops, retreats and seminars.
Writer’s Best Friend – A proofreading service to help students polish writing before submitting it for a grade or review.
Writers Bureau – First-class home-study creative writing course from professional writers. Earn while you learn. Full refund guarantee if not successful.
The Writer’s Course – Freelancer offers a variety of correspondence courses on writing: freelancing, nonfictionb fiction, query letters, plotting, editing and critiquing.
The Writers Studio – A 15-year old writing school located in New York City offering continuous 10-week beginning and advanced workshops in Fiction and Poetry, online classes, and private tutorials.
Writers’ Village University – International on-line writers group with an emphasis on education. Over 130 fiction, non-fiction and poetry writing courses and workshops are available to members. Other features include e-zine, weekly chats, discussion forums and live site guides. New members are welcome.
The Writers Workshop – Online and oncampus writing program specializing in creative nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, literary journalism, nonfiction books, memoir and short stories.
Writing Coach – Dr. Cindy Shearer – The Art of Writing – How to Write Fiction – Creating Non-fiction stories. Writing Coach for Screenplays – Writing Book Proposals – Business Writing Coach
The Writing Salon – Year-round school of creative writing classes located in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights. Fiction, poetry, personal essays, memoirs, screenwriting, playwriting, and magazine writing. Nine and five-week courses; also one-day workshops.
The Writing School – The Myth Breakers school teaches writing by home-based curriculum. Geared for those who wish to write copy for selling or promoting goods or services.
The Writing Solution, Inc. – Instructional design and training development services for businesses and corporations. Writer’s coach service to assist technical or web writers in developing clear communications.
The Writing Space – The Writing Space was founded in Toronto in 1990 as a small press and writers’ organization. Workshops are available from The School of the Writing Space. Publications include fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews and a twice-yearly literary journal
Writing Unlimited – An on-line course to teach basic through advanced English writing skills to all ages, focusing on learning to write essays. Grammar and vocabulary are taught in each unit covering a variety of writing types.
WritingDEN – Interactive site created to help students improve English reading, writing and listening skills.