Downtown Writers Network is especially concerned with promoting the writer's
life in Columbus. So we're listing links to sites for mid-Ohio groups,
publications and writers first.
If you have a local literary web site
you'd like to suggest for this list, please
Organizations for Writers
Appalachian Authors' Guild (AAG)
The AAG is a
not-for-profit organization with a mission to provide avenues of
support and networking to Appalachian authors by assisting our
members marketing and selling their products. The AAG is developing
a fully integrated online e-commerce portal that will not only
provide information about Appalachian authors and their works, but
facilitate members to sell books on the AAG website, with a greater
percentage of commission going to the authors than they are
currently receiving. This portal will include an online book club,
on-line chats with the authors, featured author of the month,
downloads on demand, gift registry, author profiles and dust covers
of each book. In addition, friends of the guild and sponsorship
will be open for anyone anywhere in the world.
Brady Magazine is an online directory, dedicated to putting
writers on the map. Not only do we provide an extensive amount of
resources to writers, we also provide many services to personally
help writers succeed.
Central Ohio Fiction
The local chapter of Romance Writers of
Society for Technical Communications, Columbus
Visit the local
chapter of this national organization for technical writers.
Central Ohio Writers Collective
COWC exsists to provide
opportunities for writers in Central Ohio to collaborate, develop,
and improve as writers in an environment of respect, camaraderie,
The website of author and speaker Linda Mercadante (Rev. Ph.D), the
Straker Chair of Theology at the Methodist School of Theology.
creative, often avant garde e-zine about the arts originates in downtown
News about grants, resources and events for writers and
Pavement Saw Press
This independent press here in Columbus is nationally recognized for its
poetry collections and chapbooks.
Pudding House Writers
It's all about poetry, innovation, poets and other
writers at this ground-breaking workshop center and publisher in
Still Crazy is a literary magazine that publishes poetry,
short stories, and short non-fiction by and/or about people over
50. The second issue was recently published. For more information,
see the web site.
A supportive online community for both men
and women over 18. We have many features such as poetry and
story board, authors interviews, calls for submissions, interactive
forums, dictionary, classifieds, regular columns, writing lessons,
book store, book reviews, and many more features.
This Worthington-based writers' workshop
group welcomes all serious writers. Members have a particular interest in
science fiction, horror, and independent filmmaking.
Romance writer Becky Barker is the author of Captured by a
Cowboy, Back in His Arms, Sassy Lady and other titles.
Diana Barnum is a freelance copywriter & president of
Moving Ahead Communications, home of Press Express for Press Success. She
writes regularly for Business First, The Columbus Dispatch "Connect"
section, Columbus ComputerUser Magazine and Employment
Gary is the author of the novels In Silent
Graves, Time Was, In Hollow Houses, This Flesh Unknown, and
In The Midnight Museum. He's published over 200 short stories
in a variety of genres, and his work has won the Bram Stoker Award.
Novelist Patti Flinn of Columbus, Ohio creates a tantalizing
and disturbing story of family betrayal in The List. Read an excerpt from this
debut novel and learn more about the author.
Find out how to make a six-figure income as a freelance
business writer, from The $100,00 Writer.
A collection of published short stories by Ohio writer Artie Knapp.
An Expatriate Brit, Rosemary Laurey writes contemporary and vampire
romance, erotica, the occasional bit of nonfiction, and has a children's book
on learning problems coming out this summer.
Nita Sweeney teaches writing and
meditation in courses and workshops, including her Writing from the Inside Out,
based on methods she learned as a student of writing guru Natalie
Novelist Carol T. Williams of Reynoldsburg, Ohio creates a
intriguing and mystical story of one mans secrets in The Monkey
Cage. Read excerpts from this debut novel and learn more about the
author at www.ravepublications-ctw.com