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Why Should I Join the National Writers Association?



The National Writers Association offers services to writers helping them in their writing journey since we started in 1937. We want to help you on your journey!


Some of these benefits include:

  • An exclusive monthly newsletter only available to NWA members with active writing and editing jobs, contests, workshops, and news.
  • A free critique offered with yearly membership for the material you have been working on conducted by published authors, or publishing professional.
  • Contests; NWA sponsors several contests every year for novels, poetry, short stories, young writers, and even for published authors. 
  • A subscription to NWA's quarterly online publication Authorship, packed with helpful articles on a variety of subjects including proper manuscript format, how to write a hook, and many more.
  • Research Reports with content about relevant writing subjects including crime writing, article writing, and proper format just to name a few.


Ready to get started? Please click here to join NWA today!


For a list of more benefits, go to the NWA Benefits page.




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