Pensacola Weekly Writing and Critique Group

Looking to get some fresh eyes and detailed feedback on your work? A critique group can help you to:

  • Gain new perspective on your work from members of various backgrounds.
  • Learn to talk about your writing and yourself in front of others.
  • Explore different angles that you might not have considered.
  • Add to your list of storytelling techniques.
  • Enjoy opportunities to use others as a sounding board for new story ideas or challenges in current works.



  • We promote a professional, structured, and respectful environment that is both honest and constructive.
  • All types of writing are welcome! Many of our members are also involved in the NWFLWG and include writers of literary fiction, fantasy/sci-fi, non-fiction, autobiographies, poetry, screenplays, and more.
  • Our group includes all experience levels, from published authors to newcomers putting their first ideas to paper.
  • We read all lengths of manuscripts, from short stories to full-length novels.

Meeting Schedule:

  • We meet at 6 pm every Tuesday at Books-a-Million (6235 North Davis Highway, Pensacola, FL 32504)
  • Weekly submissions are limited to around 15 double-spaced pages or 3000 words. Of course, don't just cut off mid-sentence. If you have to go over a little bit to finish a chapter or scene, that's perfectly fine.
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    It was not clear in the directions that I was committing to the meeting this week. As a writer, I was just trying to join the group. Unfortunately, I have a conflict meeting this week which takes priority. Would like to come next week.

    September 10, 2013

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