Writing groups

Whether you’re just starting to write or highly experienced, finding the right network of support can be crucial to your success. A writing group can provide motivation, ideas, critique and feedback, as well as help you develop your craft and keep up to date with industry news.

All the writing groups listed here are open to new members. Please contact the groups directly.

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Browse 19 writing groups

Eyre Writers’ Inc.

Book Bazaar Meeting Room, Napoleon Street, Port Lincoln 5606 | 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 1-3pm

Group Genre: General

Established over 20 years ago Eyre Writers welcomes writers of all levels and all genres. Keep reading…

Contact Details

08 8682 2973 | More information here | [email protected]

SA Romance Authors (SARA)

SA Writers Centre | 3rd Wednesday of each month, 7pm

Group Genre: General, Romance

Group does not meet December and January.

All members must also be members of Romance Writers of Australia.

Contact Details

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Mutant Stepchildren

State Library, North Terrace, Adelaide | 2nd Sunday of each month, 1:00 – 3;30 pm.

Group Genre: Science fiction and fantasy

The Mutant Stepchildren welcome beginning writers and well-seasoned professionals alike. Their requirement for membership is that you write speculative fiction – which includes science fiction, and fantasy, and other manifestations of fantastic literature.

Keep reading…

Contact Details

8258 9162
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Adelaide Writers’ Group

Cumberland Arms Hotel | 3rd Thursday of every month, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Group Genre: General

This group is a workshopping opportunity for emerging and established writers working on fiction of all genres. Members send out an excerpt of what they’re working on (2,000 words and under) the week before and everyone critiques the pieces and brings their written feedback along to discuss at the meetings.

The group doesn’t welcome egotistical or overly critical writers because we’re focused on constructive feedback, encouragement, and mutual support. The meetings are friendly and informal with a few drinks as well.

Contact Details

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