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Joining – The Benefits

Here's a summary of the benefits to your writing group when you join NAWG.

Support for your Group

  • Our handy guide book, Running Good Writing Groups, with advice to help your group flourish.
  • A Sample constitution to help you stay organised.
  • A listing for your group on our directory on this web site.
  • Support & advice for holding events for your group, in conjunction with nearby groups for a wider audience.

A Wider Community of Writers

  • Access to our members' area on the web site.
  • Bi-monthly magazine Link, about writing, by writers, for writers.
  • Updates through our e-newsletter.
  • Advance notice & early booking for events, including the annual NAWGFest.
  • Discount rates for the festival & other events.
  • Voting rights at our AGM – have your say in the running of the organisation.
  • An annual chance to win your next year's membership for free.

Writing Advice & Guidance

  • Workshops & tutorials at the annual NAWGFest and other events.
  • Individual critiques at competitive rates.
  • Talks & workshops for your group for a small charge.

Showcase & Publish Your Writing

  • Free writing competitions, with work from the winners published and shared with our patrons.
  • Bargain proofreading.
  • Support with self-publishing.
  • Opportunities to publish under the NAWG imprint.

Publicity for your Activities & Work

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