Many RWA members are part of Critique groups, both face-to-face and online. Some groups focus on critiquing, while others focus on craft or social support. Vacancies in these groups are advertised in Hearts Talk magazine, or through the Group Liaison.

Setting up your own group

If you know of other members you’d like to form a group, with then download our Setting Up a Group Guide (PDF) for more details. The Group Liaison may also be able to assist with this so send an email to

eGroup for Group Coordinators

Do you run a writing group registered with the RWA Group Liaison? If so, we encourage you to join the Group Coordinators eGroup. Here you can receive updates relevant to your writing group, such as Group Grant notices, or ask for advice from other group coordinators. Contact