Content is King: The Profit Pays the Bills

We all know that in order to make a living writing, you have to create content to sell. That can include books, novellas, and even short stories. Those who are new to writing as a business often forget about one critical thing: while content is king because we must have it, profit is what pays […]

Running Amazon Ads and Making a Profit

So what is Writing as a Business about, other than making a profit? The truth is, not much. After all, any business that doesn’t make a profit is pretty much doomed to failure. You can’t lose money forever, just like you wouldn’t keep going to work if your boss demanded that you pay him every […]

Writing as a Business: When to Quit Your Day Job Redux

Over the last couple of years, I have had some serious personal life changes and challenges, and that meant a transition from freelance writing full time to a full-time job, a part time job, and then leaving that day job altogether. Part of that had to do with my personal motivation and income, the rest […]