Here is a list of various writer's associations and groups for freelance writers, poets, book authors, and editors.
Note that this is a work in progress. If you'd like to nominate a writer's group, email John Kremer. - John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books
Tallahassee Writers Association, Anne Haw Holt, Executive Director, P O Box 3428, Tallahassee FL 32315-3428. Email: president@tallahassee writers.net. Meet the third Thursday of every month at the American Legion Hall on Lake Ella. They also offer a conference, speaker programs, workshops, and more.
Women Writing the West. A group of writers, editors, publishers, agents, booksellers, and other professional writing and promoting the women's West. Great group. Presents the Willa Literary Awards every year.
The Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh Street, Bethesda MD 20815; 301-654-8664. Publishes Carousel and Poet Lore. Operates a bookstore and meeting space (where it offers writing workshops, readings, seminars, and conferences.
Writers Guild of America, 555 West 57th Street #1230, New York NY 10019; 212-767-7806. LA Office: 7000 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles CA 90048; 323-951-4000; 800-548-4532. Founded in 1912. 11,000 members. For authors of radio, TV, or film scripts.
The Writers' Network of South Florida, Tina Koenig, President, 4741 Sarazen Drive, Hollywood FL 33021. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Founded in 1981, the WNSF provides a forum for local authors and publishing professionals to network and share information. The organization holds monthly workshops on such topics as poetry, memoir, journalism, freelance writing, playwriting, mystery and novel writing, as well as business-oriented workshops on topics such as how to obtain an agent and electronic self-publishing. Also sponsors an annual writing contest.
Writing to Publish - An online writer's critique group for fiction. Since 1994.