Be supported, encouraged, advised of your rights.
Be championed.
Be with your people.

Who’s it for?

Wherever you are in your professional writing career; just starting, fully fledged or somewhere in between – we’ve a membership level for you.

Benefits of Membership

Instant connection to a network of fellow-writers, collaborators and cheer-leaders.

An expertly curated, industry-focused, fortnightly newsletter that keeps you ahead of the rest.

Access to professional advice on writers’ contracts and current industry practice.

Your personal Writer’s Profile page hosted on our site.

A direct line of contact from WGI-approved Producers to you.

Invites to industry seminars, high-profile guest events and networking socials.

Knowing that by supporting your Guild, you’re playing a part in getting better recognition and remuneration for Irish writers like you, across our industry.

Full Membership

Full Membership of the WGI is open to all professional writers on the island of Ireland, with at least one professional scriptwriting credit, for which they received a contract and were paid. Alongside all member benefits, Full Membership status entitles you to vote at our AGM and stand for election to our board.

Associate Membership

Associate membership of the WGI is open to all professional writers on the island of Ireland, who are working on getting their first scriptwriting credit. Alongside all member benefits, Associate Members can attend our AGM, but cannot vote or stand for election to our board.

Join us!

Choose the appropriate membership tier and fill out the application form.

  1. Click on the membership tiers below to select the one that applies to you.
  2. Fill out the membership application form completely and enter your payment details.
  3. Submit your application.

Your application will be assessed. If approved, payment for your first year will be taken from your card.

Fee structure

Associate Members: €60 per annum

Full Members: Based on earnings (from writing only) during the previous year.

  • 1. Up to €5,000 €60
  • 2. €5,000 – €10,000 €80
  • 3. €10,000 – €15,000 €110
  • 4. €15,000 – €20,000 €135
  • 5. €20,000 – €30,000 €160
  • 6. €30,000 – €50,000 €185
  • 7. €50,000 and above €215