The Salem Chapter offers monthly meetings and occasional workshops. Meetings are normally held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Salem Public Library (Central Library, Anderson Room B).
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Salem Meeting: “Contracts, Copyrights & Taxes, Oh My! What Writers Need To Know About Business” with David Paul Williams
You pitched the book proposal–now the agent or publisher wants the manuscript. But what’s all this about contracts, copyright, invoices, and quarterlies? If it’s on the Internet, I can use it, right? Am I a business or a hobby? Should I incorporate? Why do I need social media, a website, and public speaking engagements when I only crave solitude and time to write? And why do I want a brand if I don’t punch cows?
Successful writers have split personalities. The creative side crafts great works. The other side takes care of business. Learn how to take care of business so you can continue to write the good stuff.
This course is for writers who are looking for practical information about creating a writing life, selling their work and treating writing as a business. Attendees will leave with a thorough handout.
David is author of Fly Fishing for Western Smallmouth, Editor-In-Chief of Flyfisher, Department Editor of Flyfishing & Tying Journal, In The Field Editor of Washington-Oregon Game & Fish and former Business Topics Editor of ArrowTrade. When not writing or teaching, he is a practicing lawyer and real estate broker in Bellevue, Washington.
About the Salem Chapter Meetings
Unless otherwise stated…
When and Where
We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Salem Public Library (Central Library, Anderson Room B).
6:30-7 pm: social time, including news and member announcements*
7-8:30 pm: speaker’s presentation followed by Q&A and book sales/signing
* We have snacks, but if you want coffee or water, please bring it with you.
Free for members of Willamette Writers (all chapters). Free for full-time students under 22 years old. Guests of Willamette Writers members pay $5. Non-members pay $10 to attend meetings[/et_pb_text][et_pb_divider _builder_version=”3.0.72″ /][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text – Connect with the Salem Chapter” _builder_version=”3.0.72″]
Connect with the Salem Chapter
We think writers are awesome!
- Join our meetings and workshops if you’re a writing enthusiasts from the Salem area, if you happen to be in the area, or if you are interested in a specific topic/speaker.
- Like our Facebook Page to keep in touch.
- Explore our blog.
- Join our mailing list to learn what’s coming up next for the chapter.
- Find a local critique group or announce your group.
- Contact us privately if you have a specific inquiry or an announcement to share with the chapter.
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