Members can receive professional advice in the following categories:

  • Fiction

  • Nonfiction

  • Poetry

  • Book Proposals

  • Screenwriting

  • Copy Editing

  • Photography

  • Business Plans

  • Business Decks

  • Grant Writing

  • Speech Writing

  • Professional Bios

  • Cover Letters and Resumes

  • Press Releases

  • Email Newsletters

  • Social Media Content

  • Website Copy

  • Website Design

  • Graphic Design

Membership Packages


The Novelist

Yearly Membership = $200 per month

Benefits include:

-Unlimited co-working access

-1 free hour-long coaching session a month

-Additional coaching at a discounted $50 per hour

-20% discount on Detroit Writing Room events

-20% discount on Detroit Writing Room rentals

-2 free guest passes per month

-Receive 12th month free

Pay in full upfront and receive 1 free annual Detroit Writing Room rental after 6:30 p.m. (subject to availability)


The Columnist

6-Month Membership = $183 per month

Benefits include:

-Unlimited co-working access

-Coaching at a discounted $50 per hour

-2 free guest passes per month

-Receive $100 off your membership


The Journalist

3-Month Membership = $200 per month

Benefits include:

-Unlimited co-working access

-Coaching at a discounted $50 per hour

-2 free guest passes per month


The Freelancer

$100 for 10 visits

Receive a punch card for 10 co-working visits on days of your choice. Includes coffee, printing and wi-fi access. Good for 1 year from time of purchase.

The Writer

$20 per day

Enjoy the writing room on a drop-in basis. The Writer gets coffee, printing and wi-fi access.


The Writing Room Happy Hour


After 3 p.m. the drop-in rate is half off!

The First Draft


Your first visit to the Detroit Writing Room is free of charge! Come work, drink coffee and write!

The Apprentice

If you're not a Detroit Writing Room member, you can still receive coaching from our team. Coaching sessions are $75 per hour and in-person. See all the coaches here.

Group Coaching Rate

Get coaching services for your employees. Your staff can meet one-on-one with our writing coaches, and we'll tailor a plan to fit your needs.

Virtual Coaching

Can’t get to The Detroit Writing Room? We offer virtual coaching sessions via phone calls or Skype with select DWR coaches.


Have a finished book or longer work that needs an editor? Or just want a skilled set of eyes to read it and offer feedback? We can help with that too! Price estimates are based on pages and word count.

National Novel Writing Month Membership

Are you setting out to write a novel in 1 month? We'll help you meet the challenge!

This limited-time membership offers unlimited co-working access to The Detroit Writing Room during the month of November. Aspiring novelists can come write in the DWR 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Enjoy wi-fi, coffee, printing and an inspiring writing space free of distractions! If you're looking for feedback on your novel, DWR coaches will be around to give tips and advice!

This $100 membership is redeemable for the purchaser or may be transferred to someone as a gift.

Coaching Gift Certificate

Gift a Detroit Writing Room coaching session to a loved one, friend or colleague!

Gift certificates can be redeemed for a 1 hour session with any of our Detroit Writing Room coaches. This gift is great for college students, aspiring authors, designers and photographers, professionals who want to improve their writing or those looking to change jobs and spruce up their resume. Certificates are $75.




Detroit residents, students, active military members, veterans and nonprofit employees receive 10 percent off all rates.

Use promo code “DETROIT” at checkout for coaching and drop-ins. Use promo code “DWRMEMBER” for membership plans.

Disclaimer: The Writing Room does not provide services relating to review or editing of legal documents, school or college assignments, college applications or any materials concerning matters that may be illegal. Professional journalists will not provide coaching services to people, businesses or organizations that they cover.