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Become a Member of Write by the Rails

Membership Benefits and Dues

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of Write by the Rails (WbtR), the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club! You have taken the first step towards connecting yourself with a larger literary community, which offers a variety of benefits. Some of the benefits of becoming a member include:

  • membership to a developed local group with a statewide affiliation
  • reduced-cost and no-cost events
  • no-cost and reduced cost educational workshops, panels, presentations, etc.
  • access to networks of literary professionals and enthusiasts
  • members-only online discussions
  • ability to submit to club contests
  • ability to submit to club anthologies
  • ability to sell books at select events
  • ability to propose and lead projects that fall within the group's purview
  • access to our local media list for press releases
  • and more!

We know whatever activities you take part in, you will come away with support and insight.

Dues are $20 per calendar year and may be made by check or money order sent to P.O. Box 67, Manassas, VA 20110. We also accept PayPal payments to Sorry, but we cannot prorate dues.

Before joining, please review our bylaws here: Bylaws of Write by the Rails

We look forward to helping you meet your goals as a writer. If you have any questions, please contact us.

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Write by the Rails Membership Form

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  • Write by the Rails abides by a code of values and ethics as stated below. Do you agree to abide by this code? Enthusiasm - WbtR is passionate about the process of creating and propagating the written word, and encourages others to share in this fascination. WbtR, its officers, and members act in concert to meet common goals. Integrity - WbtR’s credibility rests on a foundation of personal and professional ethical standards. Gratitude - We are grateful for the support the local business and nonprofit communities have given us. We strive to be good guests by making purchases during meetings and leaving the premises the way we found them. Respect - WbtR cultivates an atmosphere of mutual respect for individuals and organizations both internal and external to our organization. Genre - WbtR is an inclusive organization that welcomes members without discrimination of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, or disability. The organization accepts, recognizes, and fosters a diversity of intellectual and artistic written expression. Note, certain venues and publications do require written and spoken material to be at a "PG-13" rating. Writing is largely about audience, so please consider that before sharing graphic work.
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