Membership Benefits

Your annual SCN membership offers many benefits. Learn what they are, so you can make the most of your membership.

  • National members:
    • receive 4 issues of our quarterly 24-page SCN Journal, either print or as a pdf download (read a sample issue)
    • receive SCN's annual anthology, either print or as a pdf download
    • receive discounts on SCN workshops, retreats, conferences, online classes, mentorship program, editorial services (discounts vary but are generally $25-$50 for conferences, 10-15% for classes and other services)
    • receive SCN's weekly Weekend Writers' Toolkit
    • may participate in SCN's Writers' Online Roundtables
    • may submit stories to the SCN Journal and True Words anthology
    • receive access to the Members-Only section of the website, with market lists, publishing information, other information and writing aids
    • may participate in SCN's annual writing contest
    • may list events and workshops as Affiliated Programs
    • may join SCN's Authors' Circle and list their books on the SCN Authors page
    • may publicize their news on the Members in Print & in the News page
    • may participate in the Speakers Bureau
    • may for an additional fee ($15/year), have their personal business info listed on our Members' Services page.

  • Internet Chapter members:
    • receive access to the private Internet Chapter website
    • receive the monthly chapter e-letter
    • receive weekly writing prompts / women's quotes
    • may participate in reading and/or writing e-circles

  • Professional Membership: Professional members are listed in SCN's Professional Directory, where they can promote their books, writer's services such as editing, coaching, copyediting, research, as well as workshops, speakers and writer's retreats. They may also choose to advertise on our websites and in our Journal. With four levels of professional membership, members can select the level that best fits their needs. Professional members receive:
    • Level 1 ($99): Listing in online Professional Directory for 12 months; listing in 4 issues of the SCN Journal
    • Level 2 ($129): Level 1 benefits, plus 1 ad on StoryCircleBookReviews website for 12 months
    • Level 3 ($159): Level 2 benefits, plus 1 ad on StoryCircle website for 12 months
    • Level 4 ($189): Level 3 benefits, plus 1 ad on StoryCircleOnlineClasses website for 12 months

  • Organizational Membership: Organizational membership is offered to any non-profit or corporation sharing the mission, goals and values of SCN. Organizational members receive:
    • One membership discount per national Story Circle event or class, including online classes
    • One subscription to the quarterly Story Circle Journal, and our monthly national e-Letter
    • Inclusion in the Story Circle Journal's list of affiliated organizations.
    • Listing on the Story Circle Network's website with a link to the organization's website
    • Publication of the oranization's event notices in SCN eLetters. (Events should be in keeping with our mission, of interest to our members, and not in conflict with our own events.)
    • Signage featuring the organization's name at each major national Story Circle function, plus space for the display of the organization's brochures and other items

See our brochures page to download a brochure.