Useful Links

Association of Christian Writers  www.christianwriters.org.uk

Aims to inspire and equip men and women to write and market material from a Christian worldview.

 Authors’ Licencing and Collecting Society  www.alcs.co.uk

Represents the interests of all UK writers and aims to ensure they are fairly compensated for any works that are copied, broadcast or recorded.

British Science Fiction Association  www.bsfa.co.uk

Promotes the reading, writing and publishing of science fiction.

British Society of Comedy Writers  www.bscw.co.uk

Aims to develop good practice and professionalism among comedy writers.

Crime Writers Association  www.thecwa.co.uk

Has regional chapters and holds informative talks by police, scenes of crime officers, lawyers, etc.

Guild of Health Writers   www.healthwriters.com

An organisation which represents Britain’s leading health journalists and writers. Founded to encourage the provision of readable and accurate health information to the public.

Historical Novel Society  www.historicalnovelsociety.org

Promotes the enjoyment of historical fiction.

Kishboo www.kishboo.co.uk

Kishboo a non- profit, non- subscription UK based e- magazine. Packed with fiction, articles and lots more! We hold an ongoing story competition. It’s free to read online, free on an android app and 99p on kindle. (We also have a ‘mobile phone’ friendly site).

National Association of Writers in Education  www.nawe.co.uk

Aims to promote the contribution of living writers to education and to encourage both the practice and the critical appreciation of creative writing.

National Association of Writers’ Groups  www.nawg.co.uk

Promotes the study and art of writing in all its aspects.

National Union of Journalists  www.nuj.org.uk

Trade union for journalists and photographers

New Writers UK   www.newwritersuk.co.uk

Supports and advises independently published authors.

Public Lending Right    www.plr.uk.com

Under the PLR system in the UK, payment is made from government funds to authors, illustrators and other contributors whose books are barrowed from public libraries

Society of Women Writers & Journalists  www.swwwj.co.uk

Upholds professional standards and literary achievement through regular workshops. Has regional group meetings.

The Romantic Novelists’ Association  www.rna-uk.org

Aims to promote romantic fiction and encourage good writing.

The Society of Authors   www.societyofauthors.org

Represents writers’ interests in all aspects of the writing profession

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain   www.writersguild.org.uk

A trade union which represents writers’ interests in film, television, radio, theatre, books and video games.

Writers, Artists and their Copyright Holders  www.watch-file.com

Provides an online database of information about the copyright holders of literary authors and artists.

Writers and Artists Yearbook  www.writersandartists.co.uk

Claims to offer the best industry advice for writers and artists for every stage of your writing journey

Writers’ Forum   www.writers-forum.com

A magazine which provides market information, advice from experts in the publishing industry and tips from fellow authors and writers.

Writing Magazine   www.writers-online.co.uk

Provides advice from professional writers, events to attend and industry news

 

 

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