There are many ways to make money as a writer. This article will focus primarily on independent, self-employed, internet-based writing. Basically, what we’re talking about here is making some money blogging and self-publishing books at vendors like Amazon and Lulu. First, decide how serious you are about this. Making a little extra sauce on the […]Read full article.
Write all the time! Write all the time! Write all the time, until you drop dead from the weight of all the money you’ll be making! This is probably the most common piece of writing advice you’ll see on the Internet today. Write all the time, because the best authors write all the time. The […]Read full article.
Most independent authors want to sell their book at the highest possible price. On Kindle, that’s basically $9.99. If you sell the book at a higher price than that, your commission goes from 70% to an abysmal 35%. Damn Amazon. Same thing happens when you go below $2.99. So Amazon thinks $2.99 to $9.99 is […]Read full article.
That’s a good question. The KING, as in Stephen King, probably the most well-paid author in American history, is said to have a net worth of around $400 million. So, if you religiously write 2,000 words per day like he claims to, you’re one creepy-ass bastard that writes really perverse things, you’re married to a […]Read full article.
Congratulations, you’ve written a book! But now what? Well, you’ve got to get it published, old chap! It you want to get it out into the world, that is. But more than simply getting published, being an author is a mindset. You have to get your mind into the right state so you can become […]Read full article.
A writer is anyone who writes something. Everyone knows that. But when it comes down to it, there is a lot of difference between a writer and an author. Someone who calls themselves an author has a completely different agenda than someone who calls themselves a writer. Don’t confuse yourself, or the folks who like […]Read full article.
Everyone has a story in them somewhere. Deep inside every person’s soul, there’s a story just dying to get out. While some people express that story through painting or poetry, many people take it on through writing a novel. Then they realize that writing a novel takes a long time. Seriously, it takes a long […]Read full article.
By Buck Flogging I’ve sold books everywhere it seems: book bundles, personal websites, Lulu, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, the iBookstore, Audible, iTunes, ghetto spiral-bound books at conferences. Heck, I’ve even sold a book at Google Play before. That is no small feat. Selling a book on Google Play is like selling swimsuits on the moon. Considering […]Read full article.