The Business of Writing - An Often Neglected Key to Success
Too many writers concentrate only on the writing and fail to gain an understanding of the “business” of writing. Does that mean you need a college degree in publishing and economics? Of course not. But the savvy writer has a good understanding of the business of publishing and a firm grasp on the personal finance side of being a writer - particularly when it comes to items such as filing a tax return.
Failure to educate yourself on the business of writing can lead to unreasonable expectations, cash flow problems and a host of nightmares courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service. The savvy writer is interested in forming a career, not merely selling a book, and hopefully these articles will help you some to that end.