When you join The Word Guild you become part of a nationwide community of writers and editors who are Christian.
Through a private Facebook group and an online discussion forum, you’ll be linked to a caring group of Canadians that offer advice and encouragement. Want to know how to write magazine articles or need advice on writing a novel? Post your writing and editing related questions to one of these groups and within hours someone will answer and point you to further resources.
As a member of The Word Guild, you will also receive the following benefits:
$20 – $50 off most events:
Local Chapter Events: Now available in BC…more provinces coming soon.
Discounts on Awards Submissions:
- Fresh Ink Student Awards (ages 14 – 30)
- In the Beginning Unpublished Author Awards (ages 25 – 99)
- Word Awards for Published Authors
- Monthly Write On (Members Only) E-newsletter: Here members share information about their upcoming events, contests, interesting blogs etc.
- Member Promotions E-newsletter (goes to over 3,000 people):
- Members may submit their awards and publishing successes
- Submit your books for
- Submit your events for promotion
- Have your blog listed on the Members’ Blogs page
Professional Member Promotional Opportunities:
- Promoted in the following searchable directories on the website:
- May be featured on the home page of the website.
- Have the opportunity to blog on the TWG Authors Blog
Member Area of the website helps you get connected:
- Listing of Regional Chapters that are available for you.
- Resources: Listings of other Online Resources, Contests & Submissions, Conferences & Workshops, and other Member Opportunities.
- Get connected to active Online Communities: Network with other members for answers to questions and member support.
Join online discussion groups: Members Only Facebook or Yahoo groups share publication information, contests, and other important information.
ReVision Critique Group: The online critique group for members to share, provide thoughtful input, and support each other.
Prayer Team: The prayer team has members across Canada that support you in prayer. Send prayer requests about writers’ issues including writers’ block, deadlines, contracts, and of course any illnesses or family concerns.
- Health Insurance Benefits: TWG is part of a group insurance plan that is launching new insurance options at prices that suit a writers’ budget.
- Billeting program: Visiting another province? Members can stay with someone from our billeting program as they travel to other provinces in Canada. Members can also add their name to the billet list.
- Members Only: Searchable Online Member Directory to help you get connected to other members that can assist you or work with you on projects.
- Member Logo: Add your membership logo to your website or email signature to show that you are part of a professional organization
The Word Guild is working to strengthen the Christian voice in Canada by networking writers together across our nation.