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Connecting authors and readers
Red Room provides free Community Memberships to people of any income, so they can create a beautiful online home, blog, store their multimedia content online, and share their thoughts with the world. We create opportunities for teachers, students, librarians, parents, children, aspiring writers, and everyday readers to connect with their favorite authors and with each other.

Red Room offers full access to the world of ideas—a forum to express oneself, and the opportunity to connect in a civilized, supportive conversation with people of all ages and backgrounds from all over the world.

Reading, writing, and important conversations can transform individuals and whole societies. We’re building an online community with the power to change the world. If you’re a Community Member, or a frequent visitor and reader, and you enjoy our free services, we ask that you show your appreciation for Red Room by donating as little as $5 per month. The financial support of our members is crucial. All Red Room Patrons are honored in our Red Room Hall of Fame. We couldn’t do it without you.

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I’m really enjoying the site! Just yesterday, I accidentally ‘met’ a lady who has many similarities to me and lives less than 10 miles away. We ‘met’ by joining the same clubs within a short time of each other . . . so our names and bios were under each others’ noses.”
Nicola Cannon,
Aspiring novelist
I am so grateful to have Red Room in my corner. They’ve even helped me fundraise for breast cancer research. The endlessly patient staff has provided me with the kind of fundraising support I can’t get anywhere else.”
Jenny Block,
Red Room Author

Changing the world together
Red Room donated more than $50,000 to more than 500 different nonprofits in 2010 and 2011. Members direct our charitable giving, and even when our budget is tight, we make a point of continuing to give to the nonprofits recommended by our members. We maintain a member-generated directory called Causes We Support, which connects people with nonprofits in their community and around the world. From animal rescue to free speech to helping children in war zones, Red Room made a difference through the donations that were made possible by our community. So become a Patron, tell us about your favorite good causes, and join us in our efforts.

Please note: Since we’re not a nonprofit organization, your gift is not tax-deductible. However, by becoming a Red Room Patron, you are helping us continue to give part of our budget every year to charity.
Red Room's donation to the Cat Writers Association makes a positive difference in funding our annual writer conferences and awards, which mentors aspiring writers. Thank you!”
Amy D. Shojai,
Red Room Author of 23 pet care books (which explains her passion for Cat Writers)