Tag Archives: business of writing

Behind the scenes: what actually happens when you a release book

You want me to do what on release day? Nooooo…. On release day, I dance to a frenetic beat, a la “Maniac” from the movie Flashdance. (See it on You Tube here) I clear my calendar for the day and … Continue reading

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How I keep track of expenses for my taxes #WriteTip #TaxTip

Don’t hate me, but I have all my writing/business tax data collected, categorized, added up, and ready to take to my accountant. I discovered years ago if I kept track during the year, the end of the year was a … Continue reading

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Planning for 2016: thinking BIG!

“To do anything, we must first believe it can be done. Believing something can be done sets the mind in motion to find a way to do it.” “Big men do not laugh at big ideas.” “No one accomplishes more … Continue reading

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The business side of writing: the important of having a plan

When you first start writing, it’s easy to “pants” your career just as you would pants your way through writing. But as you publish more and more books and new opportunities come your way, a little “plotting” can keep you … Continue reading

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Don’t take it personally…it’s just business

“Don’t take it personally–it’s business.” If you’re an author or an aspiring one, you’ve heard that phrase a time or two. It is said to console an author whose work has received a rejection or criticism by a publisher or … Continue reading

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