Deductions and other Arcana

Alright, you've determined your creative endeavor qualifies as a business: you're pursuing profit; you've got a way to track your sales and expenses that involves more than stuffing receipts in your glove box; and, most importantly, you've got the right attitude.  You are committed to the success of your new venture. So, what kinds of … Continue reading Deductions and other Arcana

You’ve Got to Treat It Right

Last time I mentioned the first steps of distinguishing your writing hobby from your writing business. Presumably, you've done that by now and want to know more about the things to do as a 'business owner'. No? Well, call your accountant. Go ahead. I'll wait... Seriously, I get it. Knowing when to declare that your … Continue reading You’ve Got to Treat It Right

The Business of Creating Stuff

Writing can be a wonderful hobby. Releasing those inner imaginings, freeing them into the wild, whether on public display or not can mean so many things on a personal level to the writer that publication is often an unnecessary or even undesirable thing. But for those writers seeking a professional standing, those baring their soul to the … Continue reading The Business of Creating Stuff

Word Count Frenzy

I had this great blog post idea about word count. (Ok, so it isn't that great or original, but it was something my fellow writers might have found interesting.) The focus was a link I have since lost. In fact, I spent an hour (or maybe more...I was past the point of sane searching) trying to untangle … Continue reading Word Count Frenzy