ACFW Membership

More benefits than you can metaphor.

Membership Benefits

Membership in ACFW definitely has its benefits. These are just a few:

For Everyone

  • Subscriptions to ACFW private email loops and Facebook pages
  • Critique groups
  • Exclusive online writing courses (in ACFW, there is no charge for these monthly online courses)
  • Novel Track: Writing and Novel
  • Track: Editing (month-long intensives)
  • Member rates for the annual ACFW national conference
  • Local chapters and regional zone groups
  • Webinars
  • ACFW Book Club
  • Resources, tips, and archives on the ACFW members-only site

For Published Authors

  • Free announcements of new & upcoming books and appearances
  • Author interviews posted online on Fiction Finder
  • Eligibility for member rate
  • discount to enter ACFW’s Carol
  • Awards for novels published in the previous calendar year
  • Teaching and mentoring opportunities
  • Industry news and marketing tips
  • Connection with readers who are authors
  • Best of all, you become a member of a large family of Christian writers like yourself!

Membership is $75 to join, and $49 annually to renew.


Common Questions

ACFW is always working to expand and enhance what we offer to both the newcomer and the veteran novelist. We understand we can’t meet every need, nor can we fully focus on every aspect of fiction that deserves attention. But if you’re serious about writing great novels, this is where you belong!

Does this sound like an organization that will benefit your writing career? Visit our easy online application and become a member of the premier online community of Christian novelists!

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It’s time to make ACFW your go-to resource for community, encouragement, writing education, networking, and more. Fill out our online membership application and join the premier Christian writing community!