Associate membership is geared to members and potential members who have not had enough material published or aired to qualify for Active membership. An Associate member is expected to make yearly progress toward meeting the minimum requirements for Active membership.
Benefits of membership:
- You’ll receive our newsletter – PowWow. It’s full of information about the organization and always has craft improvement information and market listings included.
- A membership directory with each member’s address, media affiliation, credits and specialties. A Supporting Member listing is also included in the directory.
- You’re invited to attend our meetings – the annual spring meeting and less-formal gatherings in the fall.
- We have writing, photo, art and other professionally judged contests you’ll be invited to enter. Craft Improvement workshops, designed to help you become a better communicator, are a part of each semi-annual meeting.
- Contact with other writers at conferences results in renewed enthusiasm for our work as well as new insights into our business.
- Contact with editors and others which could make the marketing of your material easier. There’s liaison with manufacturers of outdoor products and services – always an added source of story material.
- And a lot more!