Spectrum Writers

The London Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Group

We are a hybrid online/in-person critique group for writers of speculative fiction—ranging from high fantasy to hard science fiction—and everything in between. We welcome aspiring and published writers working in short story, novel and similar formats.

Come and workshop your story with us! Improve your craft and build confidence in your work. Meet friendly, diverse writers who cheer each other on with every written word.

Critiques Meetings

Novel Track Groups

Full Spectrum members work together regularly in small, curated groups to workshop each others’ novels and help each other improve our craft.
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Annual Contest

Every year, eligible Spectrum members take part in our short story contest. Half the fun is guessing who wrote which story! (The other half is the actual writing, of course.)

Discord Community

Write Togethers

Currently, we have an ad-hoc online channel on Discord for Write Together. Occasionally, writers will arrange in-person Write Togethers.

Events & Opportunities

Spectrum members regularly share events and opportunities that may be off the beaten track.

Join Spectrum Writers

Come along to a first critique session and see if we’re the right fit for you!