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Too Much Focus on Earnings, Too Little on Expenses

Self-publishing is a business. You’re selling a product to people for money. And, unless you have some independent source of wealth, at some point you need to make more than you spend to keep doing it.  442 more words

Being A Writer

Three Steps to Website Revision

I recently completed the three stops to website revision: Procrastination, New Headshot, Revised Content.

Procrastination

I’ve needed to revise the Writing Services section of my website for almost two years. 485 more words

Writing As A Business

My Norwescon 2017 Panel Notes: Running Your Author Business

Running Your Author Business  (Raven Oak (M), Tori Centanni, Annie Bellet, Jak Koke)

The panel emphasized that unless you were writing as a hobby with marginal expenditures and earnings, you need to run it as a business. 841 more words

Conventions And Events

The Importance of Focus

Today’s post is geared for writing as a business.  (For those who are writing as a hobby, you may want to skip this one.)

Over the years, I’ve been reading magazines and blog posts dedicated to entrepreneurs, especially small business owners, and I have come away with one main theme that seems to emerge.   1,539 more words

Marketing & Promoting

Paid to Talk

An unintended consequence of being a writer is being paid to talk.

Never shy about sharing my knowledge or opinions in print, I now speak them out loud to just about anyone who wants to listen, and I do it in a way that’s not just informative but also entertaining. 350 more words

Writing As A Business

OneNote - A Tool for Organizing Lists, Tasks, Projects, and More

Tools, tools, and more tools, right? There are so many online and mobile options for helping with productivity that it’s impossible to keep up with them all. 426 more words

Productivity