The fact that we write for a living doesn’t mean we’re above the fray. Business disputes happen, even to authors. Whether it’s a payment problem, a reversion of rights dispute, a publication delay, or virtually any other issue that may arise, we’ll advise our members appropriately—and we may even be able to intervene if necessary.

If you’re a freelance writer and having trouble collecting fees for your work, send us the information and we’ll follow up for you. It is a New York State law that an employer cannot ignore an invoice for more than 30 days. But in any state you shouldn’t have to wait months for payment. Get in touch with our staff at