Writing is so solitary. Check out the following resources for help, inspiration, and community.
Linked-In Learning- Search for "creative writing" Free classes on writing and publishing
Other Miami Valley Libraries - call or check websites for offerings
Lore - Storytelling workshops and events
NaNo::Dayton Facebook Group - National Novel Writing Group in Dayton
NaNoWriMo - National Novel Writing Month (November)
Ohio Playwrights Circle - playwriting workshops
CONTESTS & PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITIES
Dayton Metro Library Poetry Contest - Annual contest
Dottie Yeck Good Life Award Writing Contest (for teens) - Washington-Centerville Public Library
Erma Bombeck Writing Competition - Washington-Centerville Public Library
Mock Turtle Zine A literary and arts magazine dedicated to supporting Miami Valley Creatives
Sinclair Writing Contest - Annual contest
COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - Local colleges and universities offer writing classes and special workshops and events. Fees vary.
Smashwords - ebook publishing and distribution site
Wattpad - community of readers and writers