How To Reach ASJA Members

Reach The Writers America Reads

ASJA's professional members are the independent voices seen in news outlets, periodicals, websites, and bookstores nationwide. They are self-employed, entrepreneurial, motivated, and imaginative communicators. We make it easy to reach these influential writers with your message in a variety of ways.

Sponsorship, Exhibit, Advertising Opportunities with the ASJA Educational Foundation

Take your place as a prime point of contact with the freelance writing industry through a partnership with the ASJA Educational Foundation. Regular communications go out to more than 4,000 active professional and aspiring nonfiction writers with ASJAÍs professional membership also in the mix.

The ASJA Educational Foundation is a program of the ASJA Charitable Trust, a registered 501(c)3 organization. Our benefits program is designed to give our partners flexibility in choosing the marketing avenues that best assist you in creating lasting relationships with our attendees, subscribers, and professional members.

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To inquire about event sponsorship opportunities contact us via our contact form or call (212) 997-0957.

Extend Your Reach: Advertise in the ASJA Weekly

Put your product or service in front of more than 4500 professional writers and others in the industry with ASJA's popular newsbrief, the ASJA Weekly. Click here for media kit.

  • A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.
    – Sidney Sheldon
  • A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car.
    – Kenneth Tynan
  • A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self–addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
    – Ring Lardner
  • A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print.
    – Marguerite Yourcenar
  • All the words I use in my stories can be found in the dictionary – it's just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.
    – Somerset Maugham
  • Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.
    – Christopher Hampton
  • Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life.
    – Lawrence Kasdan
  • Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.
    –Wilson Mizner
  • Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
    – Flannery O'Connor
  • I just wrote a book, but don't go out and buy it yet, because I don't think it's finished yet.
    – Lawrence Welk
  • I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
    – Douglas Adams
  • I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
    – Stephen Wright
  • It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
    – Robert Benchley
  • It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
    – Andrew Jackson
  • Most writers can write books faster than publishers can write checks.
    – Richard Curtis
  • No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly; and this self–deceit is yet stronger with respect to the offspring of the mind.
    – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
    –Somerset Maugham
  • Writing a novel is like paddling from Boston to London in a bathtub. Sometimes the damn tub sinks. It's a wonder that most of them don't.
    – Stephen King
  • Writing a novel is like spelunking. You kind of create the right path for yourself. But, boy, are there so many points at which you think, absolutely, I'm going down the wrong hole here.
    – Chang–rae Lee
  • Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
    –Samuel Johnson