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.
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