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“A book is another country. You enter it, but then you must leave: Like the Underworld, you can’t live there.”
— Margaret Atwood, Negotiating with the Dead

 

Coming June 21, 2022

Writer’s Digest Official Book Club Selection

Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

By Writer’s Digest Staff

The editors of Writer’s Digest are proud to bring you the first book club pick!

We will be in conversation with author Grace D. Li in our June episode of Writer’s Digest Presents, streaming Tuesday, June 21. We will be talking with Li about plot, setting, twists, and more, so be sure to finish the book before the interview, and subscribe to Writer’s Digest Presents wherever you listen to podcasts!

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5 Pros and Cons of Local Writing Groups

By NY Book Editors

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7 Reasons Why Writers Need to Belong to a Book Club

By Colleen Story

Do you belong to a book club? If not, it’s time you joined, and not just to market your books! Find out all the benefits a book club has to give you. You may be surprised!

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17 Facebook Groups for Writers

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22 Facebook Groups for Writers

You Don’t Want to Miss

By The Write Life Team

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406 Writers’ Workshop

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A Good Thriller Group

A Goodreads Reading Group
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Action/Adventure Aficionados Group

A Goodreads Reading Group
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Alabama Writers Groups

By Alabama Writers’ Forum

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Authors’ Helpline Group

This group started with the sole view of it being a place where authors, especially aspiring authors who don’t know where to begin, can ask questions and find answers.

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Aspiring Authors Writing Group

Whether you are a published and award-winning author or a newbie waiting for that first break, we hope this group will be helpful to you.

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Aspiring Writers Group

Hey y’all this is just a writing group where we can talk about:
– our writing progress
– asking for advice
– talking to other ppl who are currently writing a draft

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Beta / Proof Readers Group

I am hoping that in creating this group I can help writers find someone to proof read their book.

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Bibliophilia Group

A friendly, cozy group for all those who have a passion for books
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Book Club Picks

the top 40 picks

Posted by Cybil on GoodReads

We’ve dug through our GoodReads data to discover your fellow readers’ most popular book club picks. There’s a selection here to please every sort of book club.

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Book Fairs Help Authors Win

get awarded prizes by readers

By eBook Fairs

Winning books are featured on our site as well as on our social media channels and campaigns.

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Coffee House Writers

Looking for dedicated, long-term writers to join our team!
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The Coffee Pot Book Club

Promoting Quality Fiction Since 2015
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Creative Writers Group

Where creative writers can talk about their ideas and stories. 
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Creative Writer’s Toolbelt Group

The Creative Writers Toolbelt podcast gives you practical, accessible advice, with examples, that you can apply to your writing immediately.

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Creative Writing Groups

By Meetup

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Creative Writing Groups

By GoodReads

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The Difference Maker’s Club

A Group For Aspiring Authors Who Want To Make A Difference With Their Message
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Fiction Writers Group

This is a public group. Anyone can join and invite others to join.

By GoodReads

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Finally,  A Writing Group That Works!

By Scribophile

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Finding Your In-Person Writing Group

By Rose Hedberg — The Writing Cooperative

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First-Time Novelists Seeing Traditional Publication

This group is for first-time novelists seeking traditional publication.
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Five Secrets to a Successful Webinar Series

Promote your books by creating a webinar!

By Jane Healey — Career Authors

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A Good Thriller

a goodreads group

A listing of book reviews by group members.

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Great Resources for Connecting with Other Writers

By Ellen Buikema — Writers In The Storm

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A Guide to Writing Groups in Los Angeles

By Los Angeles Public Library

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How to Find a Writing Group

By MasterClass

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How to Find a Writing Group Near You

By Sadie Trombetta — Bustle Books

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List of Writing Groups by State or Region

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BOOK OF THE MONTH

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Montana Book Clubs

The Montana Book Company

We offer a variety of book clubs to meet the reading and discussion needs of our fellow, avid readers. We offer a 10% discount on any book club title – ours OR your’s! Contact us to order your book club selection. See our events page for discussion dates.

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Montana Resources for Writers

By Write By Night

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Montana Women Writers Workshop

By Humanities Montana

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More Than Just a Rating Group

Let’s Share Ideas about Reviews! 
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Mystery, Crime, and Thriller Group

A Goodreads Reading Group
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Mystery Thriller Reading Friends Group

A Goodreads Reading Group
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Organizing an Online Author Event

Some Practical Tips

A complete guide to organizing an online author event.

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Shay’s Writing Group

Come join, read my writing, give me feedback.
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Sisters In Crime

This premier crime writing association is focused on equity and inclusion in our community and in publishing. 

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Southwest Florida Reading Festival

A FREE Virtual Event for All Ages

To access our programs, go to www.EventHub.Shop/ReadFest/SistersInCrime

Hope to see you there!

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Texas Writer’s Groups

By Lone Star LIterary Life

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3rd Wednesday Book Group

By Missoula Public Library

3rd Wednesday Book Group meets virtually at 6:30 pm Mountain Time.

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Virtual Writers Group

Virtual Writers is a popular online writers’ community committed to showcasing established and emerging writers in a range of interactive and immersive environments.

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We Write Good — Missoula

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Why Every Writer Should Join a Writing Group

By Writer’s Edit

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World, Writing, Wealth Group

Friends, would you care to partake in a learned discussion of current events, the global economy, writing, selling, film, and reading?

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Writer’s Aid Group

Here, we share our work and help other writers in need.
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The Writer’s Club

Showcase: Listing of New Submissions
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The Writer’s Club on Twitter

Submit your writing to be showcased. All writing welcome!!
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Coming June 21, 2022

Writer’s Digest Official Book Club Selection

Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

By Writer’s Digest Staff

The editors of Writer’s Digest are proud to bring you the first book club pick!

We will be in conversation with author Grace D. Li in our June episode of Writer’s Digest Presents, streaming Tuesday, June 21. We will be talking with Li about plot, setting, twists, and more, so be sure to finish the book before the interview, and subscribe to Writer’s Digest Presents wherever you listen to podcasts!

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Writing and Reading Groups for Members

The Writer’s Center

Sponsor of more than a dozen writing groups.
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Writing Groups in the Amherst Area

By Amherst Library

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Writing Groups

By GoodReads

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