Of the proof, anyway…. The Second Sight of Zachary Cloudesley will be published on 2 June 2022
Listen here https://cdroberts.me/sean-lusk Sean Lusk talks about the clockwork behind idea generation, writing, agents and publishing 
ALCS/Society of Authors short story prize shortlist 2021
Novel coming soon!
It depends on the group, unsurprisingly. A writing group which meets regularly merely to listen, praise and reassure might be good for your ego but won’t do much for your writing. On the other hand, a group of writers overly-focused on one particular type of writing, or purely on avenues to publication might give you …