Association of Christian Writers

 Inspirational events, effective resources and professional advice for writers who are Christians 

Membership of ACW brings you many benefits:

Resources -  All new members receive a voucher for free entry to a Writers’ Day. Our quarterly magazine, Christian Writer,  contains news, advice, reviews and interviews.  Members may also join Local Writers Groups or postal or email workshops. The Members' Area of the website also provides members with exclusive podcasts, tip sheets and blog posts. You an also have your own website, books, and blog displayed on the ACW website


Networking – You can meet up with other Christian writers at our regular Writers’ Days, workshops and conferences. These are a great opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with other ACW members, and to meet editors and publishers in bookable ‘one-to-one’  interviews.


Advice and support – Meeting event speakers and other ACW members who are experienced writers can be helpful and inspiring. You can also ask for confidential prayer support from our Encouragers. For a separate fee you can arrange for your manuscript to be assessed by one of ACW’s team of professional writers.

How to Join

Anyone may join ACW who shares our vision, affirms and practises the Christian faith and wishes to serve Jesus by writing and promoting materials that honour him. On the application form you are asked to sign the following statement:


I share the vision of ACW and affirm the central truths of the Christian faith as revealed in the Bible, in particular God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit and Jesus Christ as Lord.


Our members join because they want to receive encouragement, support and advice. They include:


  • New writers who want to explore and develop their gift.
  • Non-commercial writers who do not write for profit, but for other reasons, including their own enjoyment. They may be writing letters or editing a church magazine.
  • Intermediate writers who have been published but are not yet established and may be exploring different types of writing.
  • Experienced writers who regularly achieve publication and see their writing as a primary calling from God, whether they write for Christian or secular markets.


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To become a member of The Association of Christian Writers click on the green button on the right hand side of the page.


Alternatively you can pay by cheque just fill in the Application Form, print it out and send it with your subscription to the address provided. 


If you do not have Adobe software to read the PDF of the application form then you can download it here.


Alternatively, if you have an email address you may complete our online application form – but please ensure that you get payment to us either electronically or through the post.


The subscription year is 1 April to 31 March. You may, however, join at any stage throughout the year.


Individual or Joint members: £28 by cheque or bank transfer (£25 for payments by annual Direct Debit)
Overseas members: £33 cheque or Direct Debit (from UK Bank account)


Download the Direct Debit Form.


For any further information write to:


Membership Secretary

261 Hursley Road,

Chandler's Ford

SO53 1JQ