When you become a member of Black Writers Collective, you gain access to a plethora of benefits. We offer two levels of membership for writers and one for readers.
Associate – Writer Membership ($49/year or $25/semi-annually)
- a global community of like-minded creatives who understand your goals as well as your challenges
- discussion groups and forums
- writing challenges
- eligibility to join a database of writers for hire
- calls for submissions, manuscripts, speakers, contests, and events plus BWC-sponsored contests
- publication in our members’ ezine
- social network forum to help expand your audience
Elite – Writer Membership ($99/year or $50/semi-annually)
All of the above, plus:
- encouragement and guidance from fellow writers through coordinating your own accountability partnerships
- private manuscript critique and script review groups where you can learn from each other and take your writing craft to the next level
- access to our digital library of ebooks and audio recordings on topics such as plotting, character development, getting started as a writer, going from self-published to bestseller, and many others
- marketing and promotional features such as the featured articles/interviews with authors launching new releases, members’ bookstore featuring your titles, plus added advertising opportunities on our social network accounts
Members will also be able to participate in:
- mentoring program and coaching
- online courses and webinars
- technical coaching on setting up your blog/website
- writers’ events and travel club excursions across the Americas, the Caribbean, and around the globe with fellow writers
Are you a beta reader or want to become one? Do you write amazing reviews on books you read? Are you skilled at story analysis and critiques? Do you want to help authors to become better storytellers?
Join Black Writers Beta and Advanced Copy Readers Club for readers who enjoy African-American literature and works in other genres by Black writers today, and get connected to authors on their way to the top of bestseller charts.
Is Black Writers Collective for you?
You are passionate about writing and want to help nurture fellow writers.
You’ve always dreamed of becoming a published writer, but your career and other obligations keep getting in the way.
You want a meeting place to surround yourself with other Black writers for motivation, inspiration, or collaboration.
You want feedback on your works in progress or need reviews for published projects.
You want a meeting place for networking and fellowship.
You want to increase your visibility as an author and grow your fan base.
You want to connect with readers who are looking for new works by Black authors.
You want to attend or be part of the global events team that organizes and hosts writers’ conferences and retreats.
You want to travel with fellow writers.
You want to expand your network and build lasting friendships.