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Become a Member


We're delighted with the range and number of participants at Straw Dog  Salons and Craft events.

Straw Dog Writers Guild is an all-volunteer  501(c)3 organization, committed to paying writers for their presentations.

Your tax-deductible memberships and donations help support them.


A Basic Membership of $50 includes: 

• Discounts from Area Businesses

• Announcements of your upcoming free events – a book release, reading, etc.- in the newsletter, on the website bulletin board (with a link to your website), and on our social media outlets, Facebook/Twitter/Instagram.

•Unlimited Free Ads for upcoming paid events or services – a class, workshop, editing, etc. - in the newsletter and on the website (with a link to your website) 

•Have your book covers  added to our book cover banner on the website home page

• Promote your new books at our yearly "Straw Dog Authors Showcase"

•Promote your Book Launch on our "Members Books Launch Page"

•Be a part of a growing and vibrant community of writers, and highlight your profile on our "Meet our Members" Page!

• Invitations to Member Events


A Supporting Membership of $100 includes:

• All the benefits of Basic Membership

• A Straw Dog Writers Guild Mug  


A Sustaining Membership of $500 includes:

• All the benefits of a Supporting Membership

• Your choice of  Breakfast and the NY Times delivered to your door by a Straw Dog Founding Member; or WHMP's Bill Newman's voice on your home answering device.


Joining or Renewing is easy - follow these two steps:

1. Print, fill out and mail the  Membership Information.

2. Enclose a check for the Membership Fee, or use the handy-dandy PayPal button, below.  If you choose "Option Two," you will be covering the PayPal fee as well - and we will receive the full amount of your donation.


Further questions or suggestions?   Email us here.


We look forward to hearing from you!

Basic Membership

Supporting Membership


Sustaining Membership