Through ASJA, independent journalists, authors, and content writers find the community, networking opportunities, and professional development they need to advance their careers and refine their skills.
Build your skills as a writer and as a business owner.
- Learn from industry experts and accomplished colleagues.
- Enhance your craft and build your freelance business through virtual and in-person conference sessions.
- Access the collective wisdom of your peers in ASJA’s expansive resources section.
ASJA members prove every day that relationships matter.
- Share referrals with colleagues and get access to editors, communications managers, publishers, and agents.
- Build connections with your fellow ASJA members through our events and social media presence, including our private, members-only Facebook group.
Working independently doesn’t mean working alone.
- From know-how and referrals to support and friendship, your ASJA colleagues are your greatest resource.
- Engaging with the ASJA community means you’ll get the most from your membership.
Power your freelance writing career with our extensive resources.
Whether you’re just starting your freelance career or have years of experience, there’s always room to grow and improve. Tap into ASJA’s extensive resources, right at your fingertips.
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What members are saying
“I’ve registered both tangible and intangible benefits from being a member of ASJA. The tangible: I have made thousands of dollars from relationships I struck with editors at Client Connections. The intangible: friendships with fellow writers. That camaraderie is priceless!”— Poornima Apte, ASJA member
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Looking for the best writer to meet your project needs? Search our member database to find freelance writers by name, writing specialty, subject matter expertise, or location.
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