Are Writing Marketplace Subscriptions Worth It?

Are Writing Marketplace Subscriptions Worth It?

Writers are supposed to do what we do for the passion of it—for the pure creative urge to get our stories out of our heads and onto the page. And, of course, that’s a huge part of what drives us. But the last time I checked, the power company didn’t take short stories...
Expense It: 20 Smart Tax Deductions for Writers

Expense It: 20 Smart Tax Deductions for Writers

Tax time can be tough, especially if you’re self-employed. And that’s precisely what a professional author is—if you’re receiving royalty or sales income from a book or getting paid to write articles by a company that doesn’t employ you full-time, you’re running your...