2020 Business Lectures

Writing IS a Business
Interactive Lecture Series

Saturday, September 26
9:00 am – 5:15 pm
Sunday, September 27
Noon – 3:30 pm

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Do you consider your writing to be a hobby or a business? There’s a big difference between the two as far as the IRS is concerned. Join SWW on September 26 and 27 for an interactive lecture series to learn the ins and outs of treating your writing as a business.

Expert Presentations Via Zoom

  • Gross Receipts and NM State Tax Questions Answered
  • Business Planning
  • Keeping Track of Money and Filing Federal Taxes
  • Keeping Track of Your Business Expenses — A Hands-on Approach
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Planning a Home Office
  • Obtaining Copyrights, ISBNs and Barcodes


Participants can register for individual lectures or for the entire series.

Individual Lectures:
$20 SWW Members ♦ $25 Osher Members ♦ $30 Nonmembers

Entire Series (7 lectures):
$99 SWW Members ♦ $104 Osher Members ♦ $109 Nonmembers

Buy the series and save $41 as an SWW member, $71 as an Osher member, and $101 as a nonmember.


Registration opens Monday, August 17 and closes Friday, September 25 at midnight.

Two Ways to Register
♦ Online: use the Registration Form. (Our payment portal utilizes PayPal, but you’ll be given an option to pay by credit card without signing into PayPal.)
♦ By phone: call the SWW office at 505-830-6034.

Zoom Note

♦ The Zoom invitation link and password will be emailed to you before the series begins.
♦ Lectures will be recorded. If you do not wish your face to be recorded, please enter Zoom lectures with no video active.

For a pdf of the lecture series flyer, click here.

If you have questions, please email info@swwriters.com or call the SWW office at 505-830-6034.

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