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Guide to the Guild

We are the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW), a labor union composed of the thousands of writers who write the content for television shows, movies, news programs, documentaries, animation, and Internet and mobile phones (new media) that keep audiences constantly entertained and informed. If you are interested in writing professionally for screen, television, or new media, this booklet is for you.

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Table of Contents  

WHO WE ARE
WHAT WE DO
WHERE WE CAME FROM
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER
WHAT WE DON'T DO
HOW TO LEARN MORE