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Portland: Author Business Plans

November 7, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Willamette Writers Portland Chapter Presents Tara Nash MLIS

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Get Started with Business Plans


Join us on Tuesday, November 7th, 2023, as Tara Nash gives us the ins and outs of creating a business plan. Join us at 7:00 PM at 1336 NW Flanders, or by Zoom. Read Zoom Details below and then register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtdOChpj4oGNCFPSm1n-H0B7wVry4qG_og

Attention entrepreneurs and business owners! And yes — that means YOU, writer! Are you looking to start or grow your business or author career? Do you want to learn how to create a solid business plan to achieve your goals and overcome challenges?

Then join us for a discussion on all things business plans. We’ll go over:
· The essential parts of a business plan, including where to find industry-specific examples and templates.
· Free resources for identifying your target market and competition.
· Defining essential business terms and concepts.

About Tara Nash (she/her)


Tara Nash (she/her) is the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Librarian at Multnomah County Library. In addition to their work at the library, Tara also manages a 57 acre family farm in Clackamas County, Oregon, which gives her unique insights into the challenges and opportunities facing small business owners.

As an active member of the community, Tara serves on the board of the nonprofit Estacada Farmers Market and the Estacada Chamber of Commerce. Her dedication to supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs has made a significant impact in the community.

In her spare time, Tara enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, and spending time outdoors with her family.


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

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.


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.

Zoom Details

Register for the meeting at the link provided above. On the day of the meeting, click the link Zoom sent you in your email when you registered with the link above. If you have not done this before, we encourage you to try logging in a half hour before the meeting begins. For more Zoom support, please contact Zoom directly.

See you there!


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