Collage of images and quotes arranged neatly on a yellow/green board, with some of the text cut off. Type reads from left to right: "Trying different inks", "Writing with a fountain pen", "Levelling up your writing skills", "Using a typewriter", "Finding a writing group", "Taking a writing class", "Discovering new publishers", "Connecting with fellow writers", "Developing a writing routine", "Learning about typography"
Collage of images and quotes arranged neatly on a yellow/green board, with some of the text cut off. Type reads from left to right: "Trying different inks", "Writing with a fountain pen", "Levelling up your writing skills", "Using a typewriter", "Finding a writing group", "Taking a writing class", "Discovering new publishers", "Connecting with fellow writers", "Developing a writing routine", "Learning about typography"

Writing

All things creative writing & writing instruments.

Writing instruments are a huge part of our writing life.

 

While our directory is only just getting started, this is what we have planned for the theme of Writing:

We want to help you find useful tools and resource for your writing life. We want you to discover communities and programs which connect you to fellow writers. We want to showcase the work of publishers and the amazing work done by all the people who help bring books to life. We want to give you ideas for events and classes to attend. And we want to help you find writing instruments that best suit your writing routine and style.

BEING A WRITER: Creative writing; Ideal cafes for writers (plus literary-themed bars); National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWnMo); Podcasts about writing & publishing; Creative writing blogs & newsletters; Writing software and Grants for writers. CREATIVE WRITING RESOURCES: Getting published & self-publishing; Writing groups; Writing programs, workshops & classes; Writers' conferences; Writing retreats; Writers' associations and Writer-in-residence programs. PUBLISHING RESOURCES: Publishing houses; Publisher associations & industry organizations; Literary agents; Editors; Book illustrators; Typography; Book publicists and Book fairs & trade shows. WRITING INSTRUMENTS: Pen shops; Fountain pens; Inks & ink making; Fountain pen nib services; Pencils & other writing instruments; Pen shows; Pen bloggers; Typewriters; Typewriter & fountain pen podcasts; Type-ins and Typewriter repair services, collectors' associations & museums.

How to add your organization to the Young W directory

Are you a publisher, pen shop, writing group, typewriter repair service or any other organization which fits into one of the categories above? Check out the Get Involved page for details about how to get your organization added to the directory.

 

We sell fountain pens, ink and books on creative writing.