Creative writing in Manitoba.

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Online Application

Please click the icon below to access our PDF application form. Please print and complete, and mail along with your payment to the address on the bottom of the form. We are now accepting payments by PayPal. If you are paying by PayPal you do not have to submit the mail-in application form.

Should you have any questions please contact our Membership Director.

Mail-in Membership Application (PDF).

Membership Dues

Benefits of Membership

Membership at a Glance

Regular ($30) Electronic ($15)
Attend meetings
Receive minutes, other communication
Access to editing services
Eligible to vote and hold office
10% discount off courses, conferences
50% off business card ads in Voices
Reduced entry fee for Write on the Lake
Author page on our website
May submit to each Voices edition once a year, space permitting
Contributor copy of Voices (to be picked up)
Commission for ad sales Voices
Subscription copy of Voices

Membership Categories

Regular Member – A Regular Member shall be entitled to all rights, privileges, and benefits of Membership in The Group, including, but not limited to: attendance and full participation in all meetings, SIGs (Special Interest Groups), workshops, and special events, as well as eligibility to submit material for publication in The Group’s newsletter (if one is published), journal and any other Group publications. Regular members also receive minutes, notices and a 10% discount on LWWG-endorsed courses.

Electronic Member – An Electronic Membership may be granted to members who by reason of distance, health, or other personal circumstance, are not able to actively participate in most Group activities, but who wish to continue as LWWG Members. Electronic Members shall be awarded a 50% (half off) discount on annual dues, but are restricted to attending no more than two General Meetings and one Special Interest Group meeting per year, and must receive the monthly newsletter (if one is published) via email delivery only. Electronic Members are eligible to submit material to The group’s newsletter (if one is published), but may be restricted from submitting material to other Manitoba based Writers Group projects. Should Electronic Members wish to participate more actively in The Group, they must upgrade to a Regular Membership, and pay any pro-rated difference in yearly dues.

Teen Member – All the same privileges as a Regular member, but must be under 18.

Membership Dues

Membership fees are as stated below and due each January. Fees are not pro-rated and are payable in Canadian Funds and may be paid in person in cash, cheque or money order, or PayPal.

  • Regular Member: $30.00
  • Electronic Member: $15.00
  • Teen Member: $10.00

Membership fees are due December 31 of every year. If you become a member after June 30, your membership will expire Dec. 31st of the subsequent year. For example, if you pay your membership fee after June 30, 2016, your membership expires on December 31, 2017.

All paid up members can vote at the AGM in November.

It is easier than ever to renew!  Complete this form (mail it to LWWG, P. O. Box 284, Matlock, MB. R0C 3G0) and use the PayPal link above on this page to pay. You will receive a receipt and a membership number. Keep your membership up to date by renewing today! If renewing your membership by mail, please pay by cheque or money order.

Also, please note our new address: Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group, P. O. Box 284, Matlock, MB. R0C 3G0