Finding a writing buddy can feel like having someone to train and volley with. Together you might brain storm ideas, give new writing a first read, give feedback, suggest improvements, in short, prod each other to do better work.
A writing buddy is someone who's in your corner. Friends and colleagues can certainly play that role if you share a similar sensibility or you can connect with like -minded writers online. You can find and connect with other writers in countless online forums, LinkedIn communities, and Google and Facebook groups to share resources and ideas. Most of them have a literary bent.
Here are some with member bases that are either made up of generalists or non fiction writers: