Bright Light Café Links to
Writing Organisations and Associations
Writer's Centre (Australia)
Writer's Centre (Australia)
Council (Literature Fund)
Australian Society of Authors
NSW Writers' Centre
Romance Writers of
Queensland Writers' Centre (Australia)
South Australia Writers' Centre
Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Territory Writer's Centre (Australia)
The Hong Kong Writers' Circle
The Wild East Links Machine
Associated with The Hong Kong Writers
Canadian Authors' Association
Playwrights Union of Canada
Writers’ Guild of Canada
represents 1500 scriptwriters, and gives advice for new writers.
Writers' Union of Canada
Association supporting Canadian writers.
Irish Writers' Centre
Irish Writers' Union
New Zealand Society of Authors
society of Welsh writers.
Authors’ Licensing Collecting Society
The British rights management society for all writers.
Crime Writers’ Association
networking society for some 400 British crime writers sites - Membership
for published writers only, but award a Debut Dagger for the best
unpublished crime novel.
Produced by the
British Council in association with BookTrust
The Federation of Worker Writers and
British federation of writers’ groups committed to
writing and publishing based on working-class experience.
Garden Writers’ Guild
of British garden writers
National Association of Writers in
Education (UK organisation)
National Association for Literature
Development (UK organisation)
National Union of Journalists
British journalists and photographers. Has a useful list of links to
Royal Society of Literature
Society for Technical Communication
For technical writers and editors, content developers, academics etc.
The Society of Authors
The British authors’
organization - Membership is open to those who have
had a book published, or who have an offer to publish (without subsidy by
Society of Women Writers and Journalists
United Kingdom - has regular meetings in London.
The Word Pool
Useful articles on writing for
children and free monthly newsletter.
The Writers Guild of Great Britain
The UK writers’ trade union,
UK Arts-Council funded site providing
services to writers working in performance media.
Wordpool (The British Region branch)
Guild of America (West Coast)
Association of Authors and Publishers
The Authors’ Guild
representing American writers.
International Women's Writing Guild
Science Fiction Writers of America
American - offers a screenwriting competition and online master
Society of Children's Book Writers and
Writers Guild of America
Association of writers in motion picture,
broadcast, cable and new media.
Horror Writers’ Association
organisation for writers of Horror and Dark Fantasy
HTML Writers Guild
Web design and
Fights for freedom of expression and against political censorship. It
campaigns for writers harassed, imprisoned and sometimes murdered for