One of the SoA's central functions is to advise authors.

All members receive free, unlimited, confidential advice on all business aspects of the profession. This includes the vetting of any contract. If you're a member you can contact us if you have a query, if you are not a member you can join now

We publish a number of guides and articles to help you help yourself. All are available to members free of charge. Non-members are able to purchase a selection.

We provide observed rates and guidelines to help you negotiate fees.