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Benefits of MWSA Membership

Authors are stronger when they exchange ideas, share resources, and support one another
— Brian Feinblum, The Writer magazine

Why Join?

  • Join a community of writers with a connection to the military

    • Wide range of interests and experience

      • From first-time writers looking for guidance to...

      • Authors with decades of experience and multi-thousand book sales

  • Submit your book for review and award consideration

    • Membership required in order to have your book considered

    • Recognition by MWSA review and/or award helps in your marketing and "brand-building"

      • Your book will be listed on our various social media syndication options:

        • Goodreads

        • Facebook*

        • Twitter*

        • Instagram*

    • Comparable paid reviews cost 3-10 times as much**

** New for 2019 Season
* Source: Comparison of IndieReader, Kirkus, Self-Publishing, and BlueInk Review sites (Review cost $195-$495).

Who can join?

  • An Active Member pays a prescribed annual dues and must have served in the United States military, is presently serving in the United States military, or is an immediate family member of one of the above, or is an active writer of military related books and/or articles that do not disparage the United States military.

    • Most of us are veterans—or spouses of veterans—but we're basically looking for people who care about our country and its military.


  • $50 per year with discounts for longer-term membership (see FAQs page for details)

How to join

  • Just fill out the form at the top of this page

  • Once you provide your contact details, you’ll be able to pay via secure online transaction.

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