No great writer goes it alone. Writers thrive when they share work, give and receive constructive
feedback (not the kind you get from friends and family!), and nurture cooperative relationships with
Consider Bardsy your ultimate writer’s cafe. Whether it’s through story discussion, live
office hours or workshops, we can always do better, together.
Members form a supportive network of fellow writers
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Writers rarely succeed in a silo. Bardsy is the place
to encounter other authors that will help move your own story forward, provide a critical lens to
review your work and, ultimately, challenge you.
Our subscription model and community rules also
guarantee that everyone on the site is invested in being good community members who provide kind
and constructive feedback. Since our courses offer a common language to discuss stories, all members
are on the same page.
Don't Just Dream: Make Publication A Reality At Bardsy Press
Ready to see your name in lights? Publish your completed stories in the Bardsy Library, which is
accessible to all community members. And once you’re ready to take it to the next level, you can
also submit your work to one of our anthologies. If your submission is selected, you’ll work with
one of our editors to make it shine before it goes to press.
Each anthology is crafted around a particular theme, like holidays or other thematic elements, and
published digitally. We also do a limited physical release of our anthologies, so hone those
storytelling skills and you could find stories on your coffee table or someone else's.
Kick It Up A Notch With Office Hours and Live Workshops
Sometimes you just need someone to with about your writing. The professor
live office hours with our author/educators, to all members, on a weekly basis. Pop by on a
first-come, first-served basis, to ask questions, seek curricular guidance or simply chat with us
about all things writing. We look forward to meeting you!
Progress To Writing Groups And Coaching By Invitation
If you’ve breezed through our courses and put in the work, it’s time to level up . Bardsy offers an
'elite' level by invitation. Twice a month, as an elite member, you meet with a writing group of
talented peers. Here, you submit work and exchange kind, constructive feedback in facilitated video
Elite members also receive monthly “one-on-one” coaching sessions with one of our author/educators.
This is a great way to maintain accountability by setting and monitoring goals. We’re rooting for
you as you strive for your personal best! Our elite members say they can’t imagine how they managed
before connecting with their workshop pals.