“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947)
The Liberty States Fiction Writers encourages fiction writers from all genres to be a part of our organization. We accept both published and unpublished authors. Our policy to be considred a published author is as follows:
Members of Liberty States Fiction Writers will be recognized as a published author if they meet one of the following criteria:
Signing a contract with a non-vanity, non-subsidy traditional legacy press or electronic press.
Short story writers must have a minimum of 5 works of fiction with nationally recognized publication(magazines, electronic presses). They must have earned a minimum of $100 in income on the publications. The $100 can be money earned for the entire collection of pieces or on one piece. (For the intents and purposes of this policy short fiction is defined as anything shorter then 20k in length.)
Self published authors must have earned a minimum of $1000 in sales on one title during the course of 1 year. Proof of this would consist of the submission of a statement/collection of statements to the board.
Liberty States Fiction Writers members are selected through a brief application process. To apply for membership, please click here to review the LSF Writers Honor Code and then complete the electronic membership application available from the Honor Code page.
LSF Writers accepts Paypal for the payment of all member dues. Upon submission of the electronic membership application, you will be able to proceed with payment of your membership dues.
New Members – $40
Renewing Members – $35
Current Members must renew their dues by January 31st in order to be eligible for the $35 rate.
If you wish to mail a check for the yearly dues, please make the check payable to LIBERTY STATES FICTION WRITERS and mail the check to:
c/o L. Winston
PO Box 2914
Westfield, NJ 07090
Your membership application will be processed upon receipt of payment.
If you wish to apply via mail rather than electronically, please click here for a printable copy of the Membership application.
The Liberty States Fiction Writers do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other basis covered by law. All members must be at least 18 years of age.