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Our Membership Options

We are a global organisation that advocates for independent and self-publishing.

Our network was established to create a supportive community for women to connect, grow, collaborate and succeed.

Membership launching in late 2022.

Publisher Member

You are an independent publisher, founder of your own publishing company, owner of a small indie press or use alternative publishing models in your business.

Author Member

You are already a self-publishing author or published by an independent publisher or are you writing with an aim to become self-published or published independently.

Partner Member

You are a designer, illustrator, formatter, editor, proofreader, marketer or otherwise provide services to independent authors and publishers.

Associate Member

You do not fit into the other categories but still want to show your support and be involved in our network and mission. Suitable for students, readers, other genders or other supporters.

Member Benefits

Member benefits you can expect when you join our network

Member Badge

Display your membership proudly on your own website with our member badge.

Member Forum

Connect and collaborate with fellow members in our private forum.

Member Directory

Find members and service providers in our member directory.

Guides and Masterclasses

Learn and grow with our free guides and live masterclasses.

Advice Conferences

Get your questions answered by experts in our live Q&A sessions.

Book Clubs (Online)

Discover reads from our community or share your book with our members

Networking Events (Online)

Connect with members to share resources, opportunities and collaborate together


Share your story and reclaim your voice with our empowering podcast, launching soon

Coaching and Mentoring

Access special offers for coaching and mentoring designed to support you.


Receive regular updates about our mission progress and news from our community

Coming Soon

Future benefits we intend to add include grants, printed journal magazine, awards and more!

Extra Benefits

Exclusives for Publisher, Author and Partner members


Access exclusive discounts on services from our partners and other products to support your publishing and writing


Access our publishing toolkit with sample contracts and legal advice to help you build your business

Exclusive Events

Access exclusive events, opportunities and bonus trainings throughout the year

Frequently Asked Questions

We have four membership options: Publisher Member, Author Member, Partner Member and Associate Member. Choose the most appropriate membership from the top of this page and click ‘join now’ to be taken to the payment page to join.

Yes! If you would like to support our cause but do not identify as female or are not working in independent publishing, we welcome all gender identities in our Associate Membership.

Partner membership is for those that provide services to authors and publishers such as designers, illustrators, proofreaders, editors, formatters, marketers, VAs and more. We have an application process for Partner members to ensure they meet our code of standards. Partner members can offer their services and discounts to Publisher and Author members in our membership directory.

Membership fees are paid annually

Your membership fee is put straight back into the network to keep it running. Membership fees allow us to organise events, work on awareness campaigns and advocacy and provide support and training to our members.

If you join our network and it doesn’t feel like the right fit you can cancel your membership and receive a full refund within 28 days of joining.

Our ambassadors run events either online, in-person (or both) in their chosen region or locality. We aim to grow our list of ambassadors to provide coverage, events and connections worldwide. If you’d like to become an ambassador for your area, please visit our Ambassador page to apply.

If joining isn’t for you but you would still like to support us, you can make a donation. All donations go straight back into organising events, working on awareness campaigns and advocacy and providing support and training to our members.