Publisher went bankrupt. Now what?

August 18th, 2012 → 7:54 pm @

One of my author-tax clients emailed me to say that her publisher has filed for bankruptcy.

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Business Tip #7 for Writers: Recording Income/Expenses

August 13th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Aside from your writing (the bread and butter of your business!), good record keeping is one of the most important steps to a secure writing business. Need to brush up on your recording methods? Look no further! This brief section from my book, Business Tips and Taxes for Writers, will provide you with the tools […]

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Business Tip #6 for Writers: Financing Your Book

August 6th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

A crucial step toward the success of your book is to establish a financing plan, which seeks to answer the question of how to pay for those initial costs. This is easier said than done, however. There are many factors to consider when drafting this plan. I would like to bring you some advice from […]

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Business Tip #5 for Writers: Pricing Your Book

July 30th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

So you’ve spent countless hours writing, drafting, and editing your book. As you send it off to the publisher, you may be thinking, How should I price my book? The answer to this question could be the difference between time well spent or a trip back to the drawing board. Fortunately, there is great advice out […]

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Business Tip #4 for Writers: Initial Production Costs

July 23rd, 2012 → 8:00 am @

So you want to publish your book? Great! But what exactly does that mean? Is there anything to watch out for before you start? As an author, I can answer that with a hearty yes! There could be any number of initial production costs associated with the printing of your book. Take a look at a brief […]

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Business Tip #3 for Writers: When Does a Business Start?

July 2nd, 2012 → 8:00 am @

It is key to know when your writing business officially starts. I can help with that! Read this passage from my book, Business Tips and Taxes for Writers: “For many writers and authors, it may not be easy to tell when your business started. A shop owner can name the date he opened his store for […]

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Business Tip #2 for Writers: Start-Up Expenses

June 25th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Unclear as to what expenses you will have as an author with a new writing business? You’re in luck! Take a look at this passage from my book, Business Tips and Taxes for Writers, and discover a few unexpected expenses to your writing business: “Long before you have your book published, you will have incurred some […]

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A Word on Plagiarism

June 21st, 2012 → 8:45 am @

There are strides we can take to protect ourselves from plagiarism.

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7 tips to create a book from your blog

June 19th, 2012 → 8:44 am @

Here’s some great tips from Nina Amir via Writers Digest on how to create a book from your blog:

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Business Tip #1 for Writers: Planning

June 18th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Two resource for planning for your writing business

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