Give the Gift of Membership Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email A membership to the Authors Guild makes a perfect gift for the writer in your life! From webinars on marketing to our Guide to Self-Publishing, a membership gift includes a wealth of resources for professional development including Educational webinarsOur online Member CommunityRegional chapters in 16 metro areasExclusive discountsThe BulletinAuthor websites (available at the Emerging Writer level) For more than a century, the Guild has fought for the rights of authors. By giving the gift of membership, you will also be helping us with our advocacy efforts to combat piracy, fight for better publishing contracts and timely compensation, and improve copyright legislation so that creators can continue making a living from their work. Give the gift of membership today! Give a Gift While Regular and Associate Memberships are not currently available on the Give a Gift form, please contact us if you believe your recipient qualifies for a higher level. New memberships are processed once a week in batches, so recipients typically receive notification of their gift 3-5 business days after purchase, and their digital welcome kit within 2 weeks.