Please find below links to a selection of useful resources, writers’ organisations and competitions:

Another local group:
Robin Woods Writers
A small, friendly group who meet every Thursday morning between 10.30 and 12.30
at Norton Community Centre, Kempton Way, Stourbridge DY8 3AZ
If you require further information please contact John Morris
Tel: 01384 378353 Email:

Writing West Midlands

Writers and Artists

National Association of Writers’ Groups


Arvon Foundation

Ty Newydd the national writing centre of Wales

Moniack Mhor Scotland’s national writing centre

Almond Press – list of writing competitions 2016

Completely Novel – list of writing retreats 2016

Poetry sites of some of our members:
Stan Bloxham
John (Mogs) Morris