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The Writers' Rooms endeavors to help all writers with their craft. We strive to encourage and foster community-sourced knowledge to help lead literary sessions and provide a safe, positive writing environment.
Science Fiction & Fantasy
The Violet Realm is our longest-running community: a space for writers of fantasy and science fiction to share their inspiration. Lessons are focused on science fiction and fantasy, but are often useful for writers of other genres as well.
A safe space for LGBTQIA+ writers: we discuss a broad spectrum of topics through a queer lens.
Allies are welcome to join us, but are requested to be respectful of the LGBTQIA+ space.
A space for romance writers: from steamy affairs to sweet nothings, this is the place for you. The Scarlet Boudoir is run by local Iowa City author Eliza Davis, best known for her Cougarette series.