As a member of the Authors Guild, you’re entitled to our legal services, web services, access to all of our seminars and member events, our member directory, the Back in Print program, our quarterly Bulletin, and more. You can find out about all we offer by following the links below.
Our experienced legal team offers reviews of publishing (including e-publishing), agency, and other book-related contracts—at no cost to members. We’ll also provide suggestions for negotiating strategies and, if necessary, intervene in publishing disputes. Our familiarity with industry standards improves our members’ negotiating strength, leading to better, more author-friendly contracts.Learn More About Legal Services
Members of the Authors Guild have access to various web services, including website hosting, domain name registration, personalized e-mail accounts, and our free or low-cost website building service.Learn More About Web Services
Our member resource list features directories, listings, and organizations that may be useful to authors, including copyright, publishing, publicity and agent information.Learn More
The Authors Guild is partnering with Open Road Integrated Media to let Guild members republish their out-of-print titles as e-books and print-on-demand editions through the Back in Print program. We’ll be accepting new titles in the fall. More details are coming soon.Learn More About Back in Print
Protect yourself against claims of libel, invasion of privacy, copyright/trademark infringement, plagiarism, and errors & omissions with media liability insurance through AXIS PRO. Under most publishing agreements, you the author are personally liable for such claims, and even if the publisher’s insurance will cover the claim, you will likely be liable for the deductible, which can be very high.Learn More About Media Liability Insurance