Create writing can play an important role in maintaining good mental health Hammond House writers groups benefit from the resources available on this site and live workshops by published authors and other professionals that develop the talents of experienced writers and encourage the participation of people who are new to writing. Established groups from anywhere in the country can now join and new group formed with our help and support. We also welcome associate groups from around the world.

Joining a writer's group gives you the opportunity to make new friends, exchange ideas and get feedback on your work from others who share your passion. Developing your ability to communicate ideas in an effective and interesting way offers many social and professional advantages.


Writing Gurus

Our writing gurus are fellow members with specialist  knowledge and expertise to provide advice guidance and even feedback on your work in progress. 

Become a writing Guru and help other members by sharing your expertise


Submit your work by email, attached in a word document. Maximum 2000 words. 

Include a short synopsis if it is part of a longer story, for context.

Ask for any particular aspects you would like feedback on. eg structure

Ruth Liddemore: Leader of the Scunthorpe Group, Ruth is a published writer with a  BA  and Masters in Creative Writing


Lynnette Cresswell: Leader of the Immingham Group, Lynnette is a best-selling author of Romance Novels and a member of the judging panel for the Hammond House International Literary Prize. 


Steve Jackson: Steve is a published writer and a member of the judging panel for the Hammond House International Literary Prize. He provides valuable feedback to entrants in both the short story and poetry categories