After brief introductory remarks about some of the pressing types of issues that freelance writers face today, we will divide into several small groups, each with a leader who will help stimulate the small-group discussion. While the leaders may jump-start the discussions, the overriding goal is for all members present to interact in lively fashion, bringing up the most pressing issues facing them. A key goal is to ensure that there will be time and opportunity for each person to talk about his or her own particular questions or topics.
Near the end of the session, each small-group leader will recap the group’s key insights to the entire audience, including the most useful tidbits of advice generated.
Any topic that applies to your freelance writing efforts is fair game—for example:
So come with the goal of interacting in lively fashion to help other IWOC-ers. That way, what’s good for all will be good for each!
Networking, with snacks and beverages, begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by the program at 6:00 p.m.
The meeting is free for IWOC members. Non-members pay $10 with online preregistration/payment or $15 at the door.
All attendees are welcome to join us for a buy-your-own dinner at a nearby restaurant after the meeting.
IWOC monthly meetings are held in Room 4F at the Gratz Center, 126 E. Chestnut Street, adjacent to the historic Fourth Presbyterian Church (see map, below).
Discounted parking after 5:00pm is available (with validation coupon available at the meeting) at 900 N. Michigan Avenue.
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