In a writing workshop to put together like-minded people and learn and practice creative writing. They meet at regular intervals in order to work together on documents. It may be that is co-written or previously prepared text to be presented. The writing group is headed by a director, prepared the materials and leads the whole of the round. Writing workshops are already since the 70s. It was and is still a question that can learn to write and present every interested.
The group is mainly found in public educational institutions for adults and run course in the form of presence. A modern form of the exchange over the Internet, ie via mailing lists and forums. Writing workshops can be more focused literature. Here at the group works on literary projects. There are the Writing as therapy, can be found in which sick or chipped themselves and learn to express their thoughts. At universities are often Writing workshops offered with the aim to teach students the academic writing. For this need the knowledge to their house and theses.
These are the Scientific writing workshops since the 90erJahren. You are at the universities, but also on independent providers. The workshops are usually offered as courses in which you can buy these writing techniques. In addition, it is then discussions that help the students in the planning and implementation of major writing projects. Some writing workshops at universities also offer courses for non-academics. For even these techniques can help in the processing business or private texts. These offers are for financial reasons but more and more screwed back.