The London Writers' Salon is a free community for writers with several membership options that give you access to a private community and events.

For free, you can participate in LWS' Writers' Hour sessions. These are held each weekday at 8 am across four time zones. Writers' Hours gather writers worldwide to write without interruptions for a full hour. Besides, the community offers several membership options that allow you to access diverse perks:

  • Bronze Writer (£9/month): access to paid writing opportunities, a space to share your published work, 50% off Salon interviews, and access to monthly, members-only socials and parties.
  • Silver Writer (£24/month): live weekly interviews and workshops, a library of 100+ recordings of past events, 24-hour virtual 'Writing Cabin & Cafe', 'Writing Rooms' around special interests and genres, community meetups, critique sessions, open mics, and more.
  • Gold Writer (£79/month): everything in Silver, plus weekly accountability check-ins, office hours with editors and agents, discounts on coaching and masterclasses, book proposal resources, and more.

You can see the full benefits of each tier on the community's memberships page.

Overall, the London Writers' Salon is a great place to meet like-minded writers from all over the world. Additionally, it's a fantastic place to expand your knowledge. You can exchange insights with other writers in order to level up your career and improve your writing skills.

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  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2019
  • Founders:

    Parul Bavishi and Matthew Trinetti

  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Connect with other writers:
Each weekday, the LWS community gathers to enjoy a focused one-hour writing session. Besides the Writers' Hours, the private community is a great place to meet like-minded writers from all over the world and make new friends.

Participate in engaging events:
LWS organizes several diverse events for members to expand their knowledge and stay up-to-date with the industry, such as webinars, interviews with experts, workshops, office hours, accountability check-ins, and more.

Level up your writing skills:
By participating in the LWS community, you will have the chance to exchange knowledge and insights with like-minded writers worldwide, elevating your career and improving your writing skills.



No requirements.



Each weekday morning at 8 am, members gather to participate in Writers' Hour. This is a free event held at four timezones for members to write without interruptions for an hour straight:

  • London 8 am GMT
  • New York 8 am ET (1 pm GMT)
  • Los Angeles 8 am PT (4 pm GMT)
  • Melbourne, Australia 8 am AEDT (Sun-Thu 9 pm GMT)

You can join as many Writers' Hours as you want for free. On the other hand, the community also organizes monthly members-only socials and parties (for Bronze Writers and above), monthly critique sessions (for Silver Writers and above), and weekly accountability check-ins (for Gold members only).

Learning Events

LWS Silver Writers and above participate in live weekly interviews and workshops. Additionally, Gold Writers have the opportunity of attending office hours with editors and agents. 

Networking Events

Silver Writers and above get access to a private community of like-minded writers. This community includes a 24-hour virtual Writing Cabin & Cafe section, where members are able to hang out and discuss all things writing. Additionally, there are Writing Rooms organized around special interests and different genres, as well as open mic sessions. Members also have the chance to connect and interact with each other in community meetups.

Content Library

The community has a free podcast with 50+ episodes. Additionally, members of the Silver Writer membership and above get access to a library of 100+ recordings of past events. On the other hand, Gold Writer members can leverage diverse book proposal resources.


The London Writers' Salon has several paid courses and masterclasses for writers to level up their skills.

Benefits with other companies

Members of the Silver Writer membership and above get exclusive discounts on coworking spaces, writing software, the community's merch, masterclasses, and editorial and mentorship packages.


"I so appreciate you providing writers' hour for me and other writers! Love the sense of community it brings!" -LWS Member

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