Membership in ASJA serves as proof to editors, agents and fellow writers that you are a seasoned professional nonfiction writer. The Society's exacting standards limit it to only those freelance writers who have been published over a substantial period of time by recognized media. Celebrate your professional achievement by adding "ASJA Member" to your credentials, and tune into what's happening in your industry by joining the only professional association sharply focused on the issues important for YOUR career.
Members get inside information about what's really happening in the freelance nonfiction market. Through our confidential online database, newsletter, and message boards, ASJA members exchange timely critical details about markets, fees, contracts, trends, and more. Information is power!
Other programs for members only include Freelance Writer Search, giving ASJA members exclusive access to job and project leads, and our annual Awards Programs recognizing excellence in nonfiction book and article writing.
You'll also get substantial discounts and partnership benefits on a variety of tools and services you need, including Lexis-Nexis, Publishers Weekly, self-publishing programs, cell phones, insurance...and much more.
ASJA understands freelance writing, so don't go it alone. Join us and see what real support can mean to your freelance career.