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Monthly Meeting | Writing About People's Lives

  • 14 Jun 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Room 4F at the Gratz Center, 126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, Illinois


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Whether it's a book-length biography or a brief personality profile, knowing how to write about people can earn you steady gigs. This month, freelance panelists  Pamela Dittmer McKuen, Danielle Perlin-GoodJeff Steele and author of Bright Lights of the Second City, Betsy Storm -- each with long experience in writing profiles of people -- explain where to find such work, how to excel at the discipline, and the personal and pecuniary reasons to make people's lives one of your favored writing topics.

Admission is FREE for IWOC Members. Non-members pay $10 with online preregistration/payment or $15 at the door.

Meeting Membership Sign-up Discount

Non-members are eligible for a 10% discount on their first year of IWOC membership with a coupon code available at 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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