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When you become a member of our writing family, you can meet and mingle with writers of every stripe: the young and the youthfully-challenged, the novice and the well-versed, those who write for a living and those who dabble for fun. Take us for a test drive. The first three meetings are free.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Critique groups.
  • Chapter meetings.
  • Encouragement/accountability.
  • Practical advice from other writers.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Link to your web page or blog on our website.
  • Display of your published work on our website.
  • Discount rate for SCWA conference attendance.
  • Eligibility to compete in the anthology contest.
  • The Quill – SCWA’s monthly newsletter.

SCWA Board announces new membership fees

SCWA is pleased to be able to serve writers in South Carolina and the region. In order to continue our positive trajectory toward excellence, effective December 8, 2021, the SCWA annual membership fee increased to $75. The common member anniversary date remains April 1. All new memberships and renewals for current members at the $75 fee are effective through March 31, 2023. The student fee is $25. READ MORE.

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