Membership Application

Membership Application

Bylines. Deadlines. The bottom line. They all lead to IWOSC. Independent Writers of Southern California brings together journalists, business writers, authors, copywriters, playwrights, poets, screenwriters and others for networking and professional development.

Write for a living? Join the club!
IWOSC is open to those who write for a living…or aspire to.

This is our application to join IWOSC.

You may complete your application below or you can download our application and print it out.

After completing the application online, you’ll be taken to a page that provides a Paypal button so you can pay by credit card or Paypal balance. (You don’t have to sign up for Paypal to use your credit card.)

The downloadable application contains directions for payment by mail or in person.

Alternately, you can submit this application, then mail your check to us or pay by credit card, check, or cash at our next Panel or Seminar.

Note: To renew your existing membership
instead, go to Renew Your Membership.


  • Regular: First year $85, annual renewals $65
  • Student (full-time): First year $25, renewal $25
  • Lifetime Membership: $400.

Renew online, then pay online, by mail, or in person

Please enter your renewal information below.
In the next step your payment options will be:

  • Pay via credit card using PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account.
  • Pay from your PayPal balance if you maintain one.
  • Mail your check
  • Pay in person at a Panel or Seminar using cash, check, or credit card

Your Name (required)

Pen Name, if you have one (required)

Membership type (required)

I intend to pay via:
OnlineMail checkAt the door
(we won't hold you to this)

Full Address (required)

Email (required)

Phone & phone type (required)



Websites and Social media

Your website:

Your other website:

If you'd like us to know your social media, please tell us here.


Have you been professionally published?
If that writing is online, and you'd like to share it with others,
please provide the URL of the article or publication.


About your writing
If you'd like, share a couple of paragraphs about
you as a writer and/or some of your published credits.


Volunteering and ideas

Want to volunteer?
Would you like to volunteer to help us at event check in or to edit a newsletter?
Or maybe help us plan our summer and winter parties?

Do you have other ideas for us?
If so, feel free to share.

Clicking Send sends your form to us and takes you to the payment step.

Please note: Your membership will not become active until we receive your payment.

Just in case…
In case you’ve already submitted your application but you didn’t get to do the payment, here’s the link to that membership payment page. Only use this link if you’ve already submitted your application.