Eugene: “Crowdfunding for Authors” with Susan DeFreitas
April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$10
You’ve heard of authors who’ve successfully employed crowdfunding to launch books and build their readership. But which platform is right for you? Kickstarter? Indiegogo? GoFundMe? Patreon? And what are the benefits and drawbacks of each?
Author and freelance editor Susan DeFreitas offers insight into the dizzying array of options available, drawing upon both her own experiences and that of her clients. Bring your questions and leave with a plan to monetize your writing in 2017.
About Susan DeFreitas
An author, editor, and educator, Susan DeFreitas’s creative work has appeared in The Utne Reader, Story Magazine, Southwestern American Literature, and Weber—The Contemporary West, along with more than twenty other journals and anthologies. She is the author of the novel Hot Season (Harvard Square Editions, 2016) and a contributor at Litreactor.com. She holds an MFA from Pacific University and lives in Portland, Oregon, where she serves as a collaborative editor with Indigo Editing & Publications.
About Our Monthly Mid-Valley Chapter Meetings & Speaker Series
Meeting Date & Schedule
Typically the First Thursday of the month (unless it conflicts with a holiday, usually Sept. and/or Jan.) from September-May. No meetings in December, July, or August.
6:30-7:00 p.m. Social Time and Refreshments
7:00-7:15 p.m. News, Upcoming Events, and Member Announcements
7:15-8:30 p.m. Speaker
8:30 p.m. Drawing for Free Gift
8:30-9:00 p.m. Questions and Book Signing