Author career · Craft · publishing

Writing in Multiple Age Categories: The Why, the How, and the Fun

I’m pinching myself that I get to write this post. Why? Because the idea of writing in multiple age categories still feels so new to me. Being an author has been my dream my entire life, but for a very, very long time, I only ever imagined myself as a YA author. The idea of writing anything… Continue reading Writing in Multiple Age Categories: The Why, the How, and the Fun

Author career · Feature · publishing

Pub Finance #2: HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST

This post is part of our Pub Finance series where we talk about all things money and how it pertains to being a writer and author careers. You can find the other posts here. HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST “By selling books, of course!” Yes, of course authors make money by selling books,… Continue reading Pub Finance #2: HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST

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Hi Writers…Let’s talk about taxes

Introduction As Benjamin Franklin once famously stated, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And as a fantasy writer who crafts stories about perilous adventure and tragic characters, I much prefer reading about the former! As creative professionals, we have undergone intensive effort to hone our crafts, laborious research… Continue reading Hi Writers…Let’s talk about taxes

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In A World…: Writing A World Like A Character

In A World… is a series of posts about world building, where our contributors share strategies and tips for creating well-rounded worlds. If you write speculative fiction, you have probably heard the advice before to treat your world like a character. This advice is definitely spot on and is a key to creating vivid, dynamic settings… Continue reading In A World…: Writing A World Like A Character