Are You a Budding Writer? A Published Author?


Or…Somewhere in-Between?

The best way to improve your writing, whether you’re just starting out or have been writing for years, is to join a writer’s group. By meeting other writers, joining a critique group, or attending workshops or open mic events, you can strengthen your skills and learn valuable tips to improve your writing. Check out the many writers’ groups below.

Winston-Salem Writers, whose mission is “to help writers interact with other writers, improve their craft, and realize their goals,” offers critique groups in various genres, workshops, contests, and opportunities for writers to read their work at monthly Open Mic Nights. For information on membership and upcoming activities, visit

Murder We Write, the Triad Chapter Sisters in Crime, meets the third Sunday of each month at
2 p.m. at the High Point Library, 901 N. Main St., High Point. For more information, contact Chris Roerden at

Kernersville Writers Group meets the third Friday at 4 p.m. at the Kernersville Branch Library, 130 East Mountain St., Kernersville. Call 336-703-2930 for more information.

Romance Writers Group meets the first Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Kernersville Branch Library, 130 East Mountain St., Kernersville. Call 336-703-2930 for information.

Second Thursday Writers Group meets the second Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Carver School Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Drive. All writers, whether just starting out or experienced, are invited to attend and share their work. Call 336-703-2910 for information.

Walkertown Writer’s Group, meets every second and fourth Mondays at 7 p.m. Ann Wallace is the
group leader. New members welcome. Email for more information.

Writers Group of the Triad’s mission is “to offer enriching opportunities which nurture writing development, provide community exposure, and ultimately assist in our members’ writing success.” Most groups meet at their central location, the headquarters of the historic Sternberger Artists Center, 712 Summit Avenue, Greensboro. For more info, visit or email,

The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem, 1700 Ebert Street, hosts several writers’ groups. For more information, contact Susan Meny, Vital Living Program Director, at


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