Hi SEers! Welcome to another Mae Day on Story Empire. Recently, a post I made about being a disciplined writer, produced a few comments about whether writing was a hobby or a business. The IRS clearly has an opinion, but much of how the government views your writing is also determined by how you view it. I’m … Continue reading Is Your Writing a Business or a Hobby?
Author Essentials Part 6: Marketing Plan
Good morning Story Empire readers, PH here with you today back with another author essential. Previous author essential posts can be found just below here for reference, all of which cover various topics that you will find it necessary to have if you're going to progress as an author. Today, were going to take a … Continue reading Author Essentials Part 6: Marketing Plan
On This Day
Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 I hope this finds you well. Earlier this month, I was going along, business as usual, when a few American friends started talking about July 4th and the big American holiday. It struck me that right up until the 3rd, when all the noise started, I had remained fairly oblivious. … Continue reading On This Day
Writing: Business or Hobby?
Hey, SE gang, Mae here with a reminder that tax time is looming. Ugh! A battle struggling writers often face is whether or not the IRS considers their efforts a business or hobby. Very few of us make bucketfuls of money as writers. For most, expenses outweigh profits during the first few years. That sad … Continue reading Writing: Business or Hobby?
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