Membership Drive

Join ASJA: At the Lowest Price in Over a Decade ‎


Through the end of 2021, we are waiving both the application and

initiation fees ($75 value) for new ‎members at all levels. ‎


Expand your career and income.

Freelance journalists, content marketing writers and book authors grow, with the help of ASJA’s numerous member benefits:

  • Professional development, such as conferences, magazine and virtual webinars
  • Networking opportunities with clients (professional members only)
  • And a community of independent writers just like yourself.

Earn five to 10 times the cost of dues.

Professional members land new freelance projects through ASJA’s client-networking opportunities, both in-person and virtually. For many, new work from ASJA connections is 10 times the cost of annual dues.

Are you eligible?

ASJA offers a range of membership types for all stages of your career as an independent writer – student, associate, professional and retired. Learn about our Membership Eligibility to find right membership for you.

Apply today.

To apply, fill out an application today and get started taking your freelance career to the next level. Use the code 2021FALLDRIVE to waive both the initiation and application fee.

Already an AJSA member?

Share our 2022 Membership drive code 2021FALLDRIVE with your writer friends and you get a 25% discount on your dues if they become a member. Recruit four new members and your ASJA membership is free!