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Application Fee:

  • You will be charged a one-time application fee of $15 at the time of your application.
  • This fee is non-refundable.
  • Once your application has been approved, you will automatically be charged $85 to cover your dues for the first year of membership.
  • Membership applications submitted between January 1st and June 30th pay the full application fee ($15) and the full yearly dues ($85). Membership applications submitted between July 1st and November 1st shall pay the application fee ($15) and $130 ($45 + $85). This fee shall be for the remainder of the year and for the year to follow.
  • Applications submitted on or after November 1st shall be processed as memberships for the next year.

Your completed application goes through the following process:

  • Application is reviewed to ensure qualifications for NINC membership are met.
  • Once verified, the applicant’s name (and qualifying pseudonym, if applicable) will be presented to the membership for approval.
  • Once verified, applicants can register for the conference.
  • Verification happens by the 25th of each month.
  • Final approval happens by the 20th of the following month.
  • The full application process normally takes 6-8 weeks.

New Member Application 2022 (C)

  • NINC New Member Application

  • Please note the conference registration deadline. All applications for membership must be submitted two months prior for those who wish to attend.

  • If you include a pen name, it will appear as your display name.
  • Please list your most recent titles (maximum three). Include publisher, publisher's address, and the format in which the book is published (hardback, trade paperback, mass market or e-book). Documentation of royalties earned are also required and will need to be uploaded separately.
  • Qualifying Book #1

  • Enter the title of the first book you want us to verify
  • Example: https://www.amazon.com/Oxygen-Science-Fiction-Suspense-Novel-ebook/dp/B005P2HB3M
  • If this book is traditionally published, please upload screenshots, spreadsheets, or a picture/photocopy of earnings statements or advances showing that it earned $2000 or more during a consecutive 12 month period. If this book is indie-pubbed, please upload screenshots, spreadsheets, or a picture/photocopy of earnings statements showing that it earned $5000 or more during a consecutive 12 month period.
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, csv, xls, xlsx, doc, docx, rtf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Qualifying Book #2

  • Enter the title of the second book you want us to verify
  • Example: https://www.amazon.com/Oxygen-Science-Fiction-Suspense-Novel-ebook/dp/B005P2HB3M
  • If this book is traditionally published, please upload screenshots, spreadsheets, or a picture/photocopy of earnings statements or advances showing that it earned $2000 or more during a consecutive 12 month period. If this book is indie-pubbed, please upload screenshots, spreadsheets, or a picture/photocopy of earnings statements showing that it earned $5000 or more during a consecutive 12 month period.
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, csv, xls, xlsx, doc, docx, rtf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
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