One of the best thing we can do as writers is have a tribe of other writers with whom we can share our work, pass on tips, and above all, talk us down off the ledge when we’re working through a difficult plot twist or managing a recalcitrant character.
After making several moves from one place to another over the past 20 years, I’ve found some good ways to “find my people,” wherever I go.
Whether you’re new to your community or not, if you’re looking for a writing pal or two or three, consider these ways of connecting.
1. Attend a poetry reading or open mic event to read your work and hear other writers read theirs. Read more