List of Speculative Fiction Writing Groups
This is the website for Manchester Speculative Fiction. We specialise in speculative fiction genres (for a what we mean by speculative fiction, see What is Speculative Fiction, and for an explanation of what writing groups do, see What is a Writing Group?).
Below is a list of all the speculative fiction writing groups that we’re aware of.
Manchester Speculative Fiction
Manchester Speculative Fiction is a writing group in Manchester, UK for people interested in writing all types of speculative fiction.
We use the Milford System for our meetings and are open to anyone over eighteen who writes speculative fiction.
See Manchester Speculative Fiction for more details of our group.
Bristol Speculative Fiction
Bristol Speculative Fiction is a writing critique group for speculative fiction writers in Bristol, UK.
See Bristol Speculative Fiction for more.
Codex Writers Group
Codex Writers Group is an online only writing critique group for speculative fiction writers. It only accepts writers who have already sold at least one story.
See Codex Writers Group for more details.
Diverse Worlds is a writing group for speculative fiction writers in Brighton, Massachusetts, USA. It is for experienced writers who are committed to submitting work regularly only.
See Diverse Worlds for more information.
Edmonton SpecFic is a writing workshop group in Edmonton, Alberta, Canda.
See Edmonton SpecFic for more.
Glasgow Science Fiction Writers’ Circle
GSFWC is a critique group based in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. It uses the Milford System for critiques. Despite its name, it welcomes writers of any sort of fantastical or speculative fiction.
See Glasgow Science Fiction Writers’ Circle for more details.
Lilyfield Speculative Fiction
Lilyfield Speculative Fiction is a speculative writing group in New South Wales, Australia. It welcomes writers in all speculative writing genres and of all levels.
See Lilyfield Speculative Fiction for more details.
South Denver Fantasy Sci-Fi Horror Writers Group
South Denver Fantasy Sci-Fi Horror Writers Group is a writing workshop group in Denver, Colorado, USA.
See South Denver Fantasy Sci Fi Horror Writers Group for more information.
SpecFicNZ is a writing group for people in or from New Zealand. It focusses on networking, critiques and the promotion of speculative fiction in New Zealand.
For more info see SpecFicNZ.
Speculative Fiction Writers
Speculative Fiction Writers is an online writing group for writers across the USA.
See Speculative Fiction Writers for more details.
Vision Writers is a speculative fiction critique group in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
See Vision Writers for more.
WinnSpec is a writing group for speculative fiction writers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
See WinnSpec for more.
Any More Speculative Fiction Writing Groups?
If you know of any other speculative fiction writing groups that you’d like to be added to this list, or you’d like to come along to our Manchester writing group, then please contact us.