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Now is an exciting time to get involved with steering the direction of an evolving industry!

Join the author entrepreneurs of NIWA and our reader/bookseller supporters as we seek new ways to improve and promote independent publishing.

NIWA serves writers looking to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing, and marketing. If you are strictly indie, traditionally published, or developing a hybrid of the two, discover how membership in NIWA can boost your career!

We Love Book People!

Love indie authors? We love you, too! And we’ll prove it. Check out our membership benefits for Readers and Booksellers.

Benefits of Membership

It takes a community of dedicated and enthusiastic authors and their reader/bookseller supporters to redefine independent publishing as a profession with an accepted set of standards. As a community we create the voice to promote these standards, to help writers raise their level of professionalism, and to raise public awareness of independently published books.

Here’s a few ways becoming part of the NIWA community benefits you:

  • Online Q&A support forum
  •  Member newsletter
  • Indie author resource catalog
  • A growing database of white papers and articles on publishing, writing, and marketing
  • Ability to submit for the annual short-story anthology
  • Ability to submit for NIWA Seal of Quality Award (NSQ)y
  • Invitations to reading and signing events
  • Workshops
  • Writers retreats

All of this and more for only $25 per year.

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