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Hybrid Portland: Earning Money Writing with Jessie Kwak

September 5, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Willamette Writers Portland Presents

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The Nuts and Bolts of Earning Money Writing with Jessie Kwak

Learn the art of earning money as a writer from Jessie Kwak at the September 5th, Tuesday evening meeting of the Willamette Writers Portland chapter. The doors open at 6:30 PM in-person and the Zoom Room opens at 6:45PM. 

The 7 pm presentation is hybrid, in-person at 1336 NW Flanders and via Zoom.

Please read Zoom details below and then register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvcOqhrzMsHty6wBNDwiJMcjZo018ogUAe

Whether you’ve sold a handful of short stories or are starting a freelance writing business, there are logistics you need to consider. Do you need a separate business bank account? Can you write off that trip to Powell’s?

Jessie Kwak is not a lawyer! But she has been running a writing business for over a decade, and she’s here to chat about the business nuts and bolts of earning money with your writing — as well as the various ways that writers can make that money. Bring your business hats and questions!

About Jessie Kwak

Jessie Kwak is a science fiction author and business book ghostwriter living in Portland, Oregon. When she’s not raving about her latest favorite sci-fi series to her friends, she can be found sewing, mountain biking, or out exploring new worlds both at home and abroad.

Zoom Details

You have to be logged into your own personal Zoom account to attend this meeting (to create a FREE account, go to Zoom.us).

Once you are logged in to your own personal Zoom account, register for the meeting at the link provided above.

On the day of the meeting, log into your Zoom account and then click the link Zoom sent you in your email when you registered with the link above. If you are logged into your personal zoom account, you can also click the link above and register again if you need to. If you have not done this before, we encourage you to try logging in a half hour before the meeting begins. We had to change our meeting access because of a few inappropriate guests, but we want to continue to keep our meetings open to the public.

About Your Chapter Meeting

Willamette Writers meetings are free and open to all writers, 18 and up. Writers are welcome to make a donation to help support the cost of the meeting (we believe in paying our speakers for their time and skills). This meeting is run by volunteers. We look forward to seeing you there!

Young writers are encouraged to join our Young Willamette Writers meetings. Sign Up! Any high school or middle-grade writers are welcome to join us. Sign up for our email list at: http://eepurl.com/hRubBf. A registration link will be sent to our email list before our next meeting.

Wellness  – Willamette Writers continues to encourage mask-wearing at our in-person, indoor meetings. If you feel sick, please stay home and join us at one of our online Chapter Meetings.


September 5, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Willamette Writers Portland
(503) 305-6729
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