Community. Network. Group. Association. Club. Call it whatever you like as long as you become a member (online or in person). And whether you’re a reader, writer or speaker, here are some of the benefits you will enjoy:
- Socialization and collaboration.
- Commitment and accountability.
- Opportunity to expand your knowledge.
- Evaluation and critique of your work.
- Motivation, encouragement and inspiration.
- A valuable network.
- Increased visibility.
- Shared tips and information about writing, marketing, publishing, contests, workshops, conferences, speaking opportunities, etc.